Vulnerable Road User

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With vulnerable road user accidents a major cause for concern this course outlines how and why urban streetscapes are changing identifying road users who are vulnerable and why.

It highlights a driver’s responsibilities helping them to gain knowledge and experience of the issues faced by vulnerable road users (VRU).

Promotion of techniques and technology to improve road safety is covered and we review driver attitudes through reflection and critique to improve good driving practices.

  • The changing streetscape & urban driving and walking

  • Cycle Lanes & London’s Cycle Superhighways

  • City Cycle Hire & Cycle Safety

  • Pedestrians

  • Motorised two wheelers

  • Cyclists – Blind Spots, Sharing the Road, Cyclist Safety

  • Road Traffic Collisions

  • Defensive Driving, Perception, Speed, Mobile Phones

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