• Children under 5 years old need to learn what traffic is, that it can be dangerous, and simple ways of keeping safe, like holding hands
  • One of the best ways for children to be safer is for adults to set a good example when using the roads, on foot or in the car
  • The road environment is essential for children’s freedom, development and fitness but roads need to be treated with respect
  • Primary school age is the best time for children to learn about using the roads safely, ready for more independent travel when they go up to secondary school
  • Most children under 9 years old are unable to judge how fast vehicles are going or how far away they are
  • The risk of children being involved in a road accident rises when they start secondary school
  • The largest number of pedestrians who are hurt on the roads are between 11 and 15 years of age
  • ">Secondary school children are likely to take greater risks without thinking about the potential consequences. Teenagers need to be taught how to assess these risks and make informed choices when using the road environment
  • ">Children are more likely to die in a road collision than from any other accidental cause – but let’s not focus on the negative – you can help!
  • ">In 2011 nearly 20% of all car occupants killed or seriously injured were 17-24 years old - when they start driving lessons a good road safety understanding will be invaluable

What we do

Stilwell Road Safety Limited (srs) is a specialist division of The Stilwell Partnership. It is a ‘Not-for-Profit Social Enterprise’ which has been established primarily to deliver srsCULTURE (commencing with srsCULTUREforSchools). In this way its resources are independent of any other commercial operation undertaken by the parent company.

We bring together considerable experience in Road Safety Engineering and Education Training & Publicity and have been discussing our philosophy for nearly 15 years. Our ideas have culminated in the launch of the internet-based srsCULTURE, a continuous lifetime sustainable road safety ethos.

We aim to set best practice and to make a real and quantifiable difference in the world of road safety. Please help us by joining.