No Need To Speed
Led by national road safety charity BRAKE, Hammersmith & Fulham Council, in conjunction with our local Metropolitan Police Roads & Transport Policing Command, are again supporting National Road Safety Week which is running from 16 to 22 November 2020.
Officers will be visiting roads with schools and other locations which have road safety issues. These will include 20mph zones where there is dangerous or inconsiderate driving, parking and where drivers are ignoring parking restrictions such as school keep clear markings.
Enforcement focus will include issues concerning the likelihood that the driving will be more impactful if ‘lockdown driving’ emerges, as it did during the first lockdown. This can compromise the safety of vulnerable road users such as pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists.
Locations will also be visited where residents have raised road safety concerns.
Cyclists who put themselves and others in danger through their behaviour will also be targeted. This includes school entrance locations during pupil arrival and departure times.
With the current COVID-19 restrictions in place, a revised borough road safety programme is being implemented. This week’s work supplements the ongoing road safety programme operating throughout the borough network by the road safety team.
For more information see Road Safety Week.
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