Road Safety Week is the UK’s biggest road safety event, coordinated annually by, Brake, the road safety charity.
Road Safety Week aims to inspire thousands of schools, pupils and communities to take action on road safety and promote life-saving messages during the Week and beyond.
This years theme is ‘Bike Smart’.
Heres our top eight list to staying safe this winter:
Dress properly, warm clothing and layers. Keep your hands, feet and head covered and wear waterproofs to stay dry
Be visible. Wear bright reflective clothing
Light up. Fit lights to your bike
Plan your route in advance
Cycle with friends
Take care of your bike. Keep it clean and check its in safe working order
Cycle to the weather and road conditions. Don't take any unnecessary risks
Cycle to the highway code