Road Safety

This area of hazard alley raises the children's awareness of the need to find a safe place to cross a road and the distances vehicles take to stop. The subject of safer cycling is also discussed.


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Key teaching points

1) Provide children with a strategy for safe road use.
2) Illustrate the importance of being able to judge the speed of vehicles, and understand the amount of stopping distance required.
3) Provide key safety points for cycling i.e. helmets, high visibility clothing, regular bicycle checks etc.



Further Information

Council Road Safety Officer









Access this URL (worksheets/road.pdf)Road Safety PDF Worksheet100 Kb
The Safety Centre opened in 1994 as a partnership-based community safety project involving Thames Valley Police, Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service, health authorities, local government, other statutory organisations and the private sector. The centre is not centrally funded and as such relies heavily on donations and sponsorship.