We work with schools, nurseries, colleges and local community groups and businesses to reduce road collisions and casualties, and raise awareness of road safety issues across the borough.
We support the Mayor of London’s commitment to reduce casualties on London’s roads and the goals as set out in his vision zero statement.
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We visit schools to help children learn about road safety. Children respond to lively, stimulating lessons and it’s our aim to make these sessions memorable for the children as well as providing them with advice that could help prevent them being injured on our roads.
Find out about our junior road safety officers (JRSOs), school crossing patrols and help for teachers. Road safety education and work with schools.
Safety advice about cycling when it’s dark, cycling equipment and also cycling near schools.
We also offer a variety of free cycle skills activities for people who live, work or study in Hackney to improve cycling skills and confidence. Sessions are available 7 days a week, and we can arrange them at times and locations to suit you.
Safety advice for drivers and car users about driving in Hackney, particularly around schools. There’s also advice for young drivers and safety advice about child car seats.
Road safety advice for motorcyclists and motorcycling training courses.
Safety advice about making yourself visible to road users when it’s dark. There’s also information about parents’ and carers’ responsibilities getting children to school safely.
During the darker autumn and winter months, it’s harder for other road users to see you. It is important to make yourself more visible using these practical tips.
You can assist in helping make your community safer by volunteering with Community Roadwatch. For more information, please check the TfL Community Roadwatch website.
View information on the Department of Transport’s current road safety campaigns.