A total of 470 parents who have a child aged five to 11 who travels to and from school were polled in a survey from the sustainable transport charity Sustrans.
In the parents survey it showed:
- 18% said their child had experienced a vehicle not stopping at a pedestrian crossing
- 13% said their child had experienced a speeding vehicle nearly hitting them.
- 5% said their child had been hit by a vehicle while walking
- 44% said the safety of their child on the road was their biggest concern.