Monday, July 22, 2019
Did you know that most buses in Tees Valley offer FREE WiFi on board? We are giving you the chance to win an iPad, so you can catch up on emails, scroll through social media or even watch your favourite TV show on the go – all using the totally FREE WiFi! To enter all you have to do is: 1. Like the Let’s Go Tees Valley Facebook page. 2. Spread the word to your friends. 3. Comment below telling us where you would go with your SmartZone TeesRider ticket? #SmartZoneTeesRider Full T&Cs can be found at: http://www.letsgoteesvalley.co.uk/smartzone-teesrider-tcs/ View Post
Be aware of road users who require extra care
When using the road, be aware of all other road users, drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. We’re all just human beings trying to get around. You can even update your knowledge of this very important part of the highway code here.
Be aware of distractions - concentrate on your journey and not your phone!
Whether you are walking or driving its important to concentrate on the task in hand rather than your phone or music player.
In March 2017, the penalties for holding and using your phone while driving increased. It’s now 6 points and £200. Find out more from Think! the national road safety campaign. http://think.direct.gov.uk/mobile-phones.html
IAM RoadSafety have a great Blog outlining some key distractions for drivers. Itss well worth taking a look to see if there are some which you do without even noticing.
Be aware of each other - road safety tips for cyclists
Cyclists and drivers be aware of each other especially when approaching junctions. http://www.sustrans.org.uk/change-your-travel/get-cycling/road-safety-cyclists
For your chance to win some amazing bike lights and cycling gear to make other road users aware of you, check out the Shining Example prize draw. Just watch the video for your chance to enter!
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Click back to the Travel Safely This Winter Campaign page.