Drivers in Stone are being reminded in regards to the significance of secure driving as a part of a nationwide street security marketing campaign.
Mission EDWARD ‘Each Day With out A Highway Loss of life’ goals to advertise street security and can run from 13 to 17 September.
The initiative is being backed by the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership who’re liable for selling street security within the county and metropolis of Stoke-on-Trent. Over the 5 days, a social media marketing campaign will supply drivers recommendations on protecting themselves and others secure whereas on the roads.
As a part of the nationwide marketing campaign, three electrical vehicles will make their means throughout the nation, with drivers pitting their abilities in opposition to one another to ship probably the most economical and environmental journey. Drivers will even showcase one of the best examples of secure street planning and driving.
The marketing campaign additionally coincides with Nationwide Secure Speeds Day on Wednesday 15 September, when police forces will likely be working a 24-hour operation to encourage compliance with pace limits.
David Williams, Cupboard Member for Highways and Transport at Staffordshire County Council and joint chair of the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership stated:
“For the reason that partnership was created 20 years in the past, we have now seen large enhancements in street security throughout the county which is sensible information and testomony to the onerous work of the partnership.
“This is a crucial marketing campaign that helps remind drivers of the significance of secure driving and the way by all taking additional care on the roads we will help cut back the variety of collisions and maintain all street customers secure.”
Cllr Daniel Jellyman, cupboard member for regeneration, infrastructure and heritage, stated:
“Our roads proceed to be amongst the most secure within the nation which is one thing we’re extremely pleased with. We’ve been ready to do that by means of a mixture of actions together with, schooling, street engineering, enforcement and awareness-raising. I might urge individuals to be careful for the marketing campaign on social media and share the posts to assist make our roads even safer.”
Mission EDWARD is backed by the federal government, the emergency companies, highways companies, street security organisations and companies. The long-term goal of the marketing campaign is to have a street site visitors system free from loss of life and critical damage.
Folks can discover out extra about Mission Edward at www.projectedward.org