Local MSP David Stewart, Labour shares his views on Road Safety.
“Your vehicles tyres are the only part of the vehicle which actually touch the road surface. Acceleration, braking, steering and cornering all depend on your tyres and their contact with the road, that is how important they are.”
The ‘walk in’ shopper spends more than those who use their cars to drive to a retailer new research ‘The Pedestrian Pound’ has shown.
Out of the 65 car users killed 58 of them died in cars on roads in non-built up areas.
In Scotland 29 motorcyclists died directly from the accident and 281 were seriously injured in 2017.
The number of people choosing to cycle has increased by 35% over the last ten years.
“Clearly we need to do more with regards education.”
“By working together, we can and will continue to make our roads safer.”
‘Safe Drive, Stay Alive, is a theatre education project exploring the circumstances and consequences of a road traffic collision.
“If nothing else will prompt drivers about driving in poor visibility today, I ask them to please try and remember ‘Switch Onto Safer Roads’.