Community campaign kit

campaign zak crossingSo, you want to make streets in your area safer for local people, and prevent needless deaths and injuries? This guide to running a community campaign gives you lots of useful advice to get started.

Everyone has the right to get around in safe and healthy ways, every day. You can make a big difference by getting together with others to raise awareness of road safety and the issues that affect your local area. 

Getting improvements for your community and helping local people to use roads safely may take time, but it's amazing what can be achieved - and there are lots of examples of communities making big improvements, reducing casualties, and enjoying the benefits of safer streets.

The information and advice in these pages will help give your campaign the best possible chance of success.

Setting up a road safety group

Online campaigning

Organising a petition

Holding a demonstration

Getting in the media

Road safety events

Lower speed limits and safer road design

Developing education interventions
Brake has produced the Inspire, Inform, Engage report, aiming to help campaigners and practitioners who are considering developing education interventions, helping to set outcome goals and monitor and evaluate initiatives.