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ROAD SAFETY WEEK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 696: tabled on 08 November 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates all those who will take part in Road Safety Week, 18 to 24 November 2013, coordinated by the charity Brake and supported by partners Specsavers and Romex; notes that thousands of schools, emergency services, community groups and companies will be running events to raise awareness and help to make roads safer and prevent traumatic road crashes; further notes the campaign this year calls for everyone to tune into road safety and avoid all kinds of distraction from technology, such as mobile telephones, when driving, but also when using roads on foot or cycling; and calls on the Government to review evidence on the dangers of hands-free mobile telephone use when driving.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.