"Our road safety officers work closely with other members of LARSOA
to make sure the public has access to proper guidance and advice.
is constantly working with parents in the community to improve road safety for children, and we hope this Child's Eye View roadshow session will make the roads safer for everyone."
Simon Ettinghausen, a spokesman for LARSOA
, said: "As one of the most popular gifts this Christmas, LARSOA
feels that some drivers who are not used to using sat-navs may use them in a way that could place themselves or other road users in danger.
In a bid to cut accidents, Total has joined forces with LARSOA
to launch the Brighten Up Little Learners road safety campaign.
"Yet the officers carried out their inspection on an afternoon in August during the school holidays, contrary to clear LARSOA
Simon Ettinghausen, chairman of LARSOA
, urged bikers to watch their speed and said: "When you're involved in a crash your head is as fragile as an egg," he said.
North East chair Paul Watson said: "Drug-driving doesn't just have an impact on the organisations involved in road safety, health and enforcement - it also has a huge effect on the local communities whose safety is compromised every time motorists drive under the influence of drugs."
Steve Whitehouse, Local Authority Road Safety Officers' Association (LARSOA
) officer for the North-east, says: "Roads are dangerous places for children throughout the year.
Alan Kennedy, of the North East road safety group LARSOA
, said: "All the partners, including drug action teams and the police are proud to be at the forefront of raising awareness of this problem and this award will help to get the message over."
The campaign, which is supported by road safety officers' governing body LARSOA
and accident prevention charity RoSPA, aims to discover the country's most deserving school crossing patroller.
MAY I suggest that road safety group LARSOA
also considers banning children from cars, as well as outlawing smoking while behind the wheel?
Today the Local Authority Road Safety Officers' Association (LARSOA
) calls on those in power to introduce a ban on smoking while driving.