Child safety warning

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CHILDREN in Gloucestershire are being warned about the dangers of crossing roads on their way to school.

Gloucestershire’s Road Safety Partnership campaign, ‘Don’t Assume I’ve Seen You’ is designed to educate drivers and pupils alike about the risks.

Road safety team leader Andre Bovington said: “Although our safety record close to schools is good, we have found from looking at pedestrian casualty figures that the 10 to 14-year-old age group is most at risk and often during commuting hours in urban areas of the county.

“One accident is one too many and, as we approach winter, we want to press home the message that children should keep their eyes and ears open at all times despite the many distractions on their way to school.”

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