BRADFORD Council has given its support to Road Safety Week.

The local authority’s road safety team, currently unable to visit schools due to Covid-19 restrictions, has created a series of presentations for teachers to give.

Aim of the sessions is to reinforce to primary school pupils the Green Cross Code, raising awareness of dangers on the roads and how children can help keep themselves safe.

The theme of this year’s Road Safety Week, organised by the West Yorkshire-based charity Brake, is No Need to Speed.

Councillor Alex Ross-Shaw, the council’s executive member for regeneration, planning and transport, said: “We are pleased to support the annual Road Safety Week, as it provides a focus for the delivery of important messages to all road users – but particularly children.

“We hope the presentations that have been developed by the road safety team will aid teachers to influence and encourage our young people to stay safe on the roads of Bradford district.”

Under normal circumstances, the road safety team would visit schools itself to help educate young people about dangers on the roads.

For further information about the resources available to schools, email the road safety team on