Road safety

Are you fit to drive?

Many factors can affect your ability to drive safely, including drink driving and driving while tired. Get advice on avoiding these perils as well as tips on how you can be a better, safer road user.

Be safe on foot

Walking is good for health and fitness, but it's important to learn how to cross the road safely.

Cycling safety advice

Cycling has many benefits and is becoming more popular, but it's important to stay safe on the roads.

Festive drinking

A single drink can push you over the legal driving limit. Find out how to stay safe over the festive period.

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News analysis: Cycling safety special report

Cycling has become increasingly popular, but has it also become more dangerous? We delve into the evidence on cycle safety

Video: road accidents

Nick learned about road safety the hard way: he tells how taking risks as a 'boy racer' changed his life forever

Acquired dyspraxia: Dom's story

Find out how Dom acquired dyspraxia, how it affects him, and how he learned to adapt to everyday life

Video: Dumb Ways to Die

Simple ways to avoid premature death. This animation offers simple hints on general safety and how to avoid premature death. Pass it on to your friends so they'll know too