Let’s have a chat about ‘School Gate Parking’

‘School gate parking’ is a phrase that today’s parents, teachers and local residents will hear frequently. It causes so much tension around the ‘school run’ times that many schools report to us incidences of conflict between those who park at the school gate and those who don’t. Whatever your thoughts are on this issue, it … Continue reading Let’s have a chat about ‘School Gate Parking’

Winter driving – getting ready for the cold spell – preparation for the road

Winter is well under way, but we’ve not had the worst of the bad weather yet. We are at that in-between time when we know summer has long gone, and maybe even wishing it would hurry up back. It may also be the time when we go into panic stations about snow forecasts, storm warnings, … Continue reading Winter driving – getting ready for the cold spell – preparation for the road

Be Bright Be Seen – October clock change

Be Bright Be Seen is the message from the Influencing Travel Behaviour Team as winter approaches. British summertime ends in October – the clocks go back by an hour and most of us may be travelling home in the dark. One of the consequences of the darker evenings and mornings is the increased risk to people’s … Continue reading Be Bright Be Seen – October clock change

Are you a Two Zero Hero? 20mph is now the new speed limit on many local and residential streets in Leeds.

There was once a time when our streets were unrestricted spaces which belonged to no one group or form of transport. They were places where people would stop and have a chat with their neighbours; where kids would be riding their bikes or playing ball games; where families looked out for one another. But most … Continue reading Are you a Two Zero Hero? 20mph is now the new speed limit on many local and residential streets in Leeds.

Bonfire night – Be Bright Be Seen

Bonfire Night can be a great time for all the family. Fireworks and bonfires are something the whole family looks forward to around 5th November, but it is important that everyone celebrates safely. Wrapping up warm, making sure our children are cosy in their coats and wellies as we stand around the bonfire eating pie … Continue reading Bonfire night – Be Bright Be Seen

“Are we there yet?”. How to survive summer travel

With all this unsettled weather we’ve been having, its hard to know what to do this summer let alone starting to plan your family adventures. Whether you are going on a long road trip or just hoping for a few days out over the summer holidays, sometimes travelling with kids (and adults) isn’t as much … Continue reading “Are we there yet?”. How to survive summer travel