INTERVIEW: 1st Mossley Cubs
We visited 1st Mossley Cubs in Tameside to hear about how their road safety posters went worldwide.
INTERVIEW: Gee Cross Brownies
We visited Gee Cross Brownies in Hyde to find out what you need to do to get your road safety badge.
INTERVIEW: Stuart Howarth talks driving and mobile phones
Stuart Howarth, the Casualty Reduction Officer in the Rochdale area about the importance of not using a mobile phone whilst driving.
INTERVIEW: Keith Wensley does a drug driving test
Keith Wensley from Greater Manchester Police works for the Roads Policing Unit based at Eccles Police Station. Keith told us about the new drug driving law that came into place on 2nd March 2015. Similar to laws surrounding drink driving, this now makes it an offence to drive with certain drugs above a specified level in your blood. These include cannabis, cocaine, ecstasy and ketamine. Drivers can be tested using detection kits, and Keith brought one along to show us how it worked.
INTERVIEW: Karen Delaney from DriveSafe Greater Manchester
Karen Delaney is the Communications Officer for Drivesafe, Greater Manchester’s Casualty Reduction Partnership. Based at the Transport for Greater Manchester head office in the city centre, we asked Karen what her job entails.
INTERVIEW: Craig Spencer on life in prison
Craig Spencer works at HMP Forest Bank Prison as a prison guard. He spoke to Road Safety Radio about his work alongside the Safe Drive Stay Alive project, a live educational performance for young people that shows them the life-changing effects a road traffic accident could bring. Craig tells us how it’s important to look at road safety from the offender's point of view as well.
INTERVIEW: Phil Robinson on Operation Wolverine
Operation Wolverine is a new initiative to crack down on drivers without insurance. Police sergeant Phil Robinson from Greater Manchester Police told Road Safety Radio more about the team's work.
INTERIVEW: All about Crucial Crew
There are many initiatives in place to help children and young people understand the importance of road safety, one of which is Crucial Crew, a safety event aimed at 10 to 11 year olds. The event includes a number of 10 minute workshops from a host of agencies across Greater Manchester. Andy Allen, Behavioural Change Team Leader at Wigan Council, invited Road Safety Radio to their Crucial Crew to find out about what children can learn about road safety.
INTERVIEW: Alan Stone on what to do in a road traffic collision
PC Alan Stone works at the Road Policing Unit in Eccles and came to speak to Road Safety Radio about what you should do if you see or are in a road traffic collision.
Teddy Takes A Tumble
Getting children to learn about road safety at a young age is a brilliant way to keep them safe on the roads. Here we have Louis from Stockport who is going to tell us the tale of Teddy Takes a Tumble.
INTERVIEW: Greg Entwhistle talks about Operation Tramline
Operation Tramline is a national initiative supported by Highways England which helps to keep road workers safe. Police constable Greg Entwhistle told us more about the scheme.
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