Road Safety National Events Calendar

National road safety and sustainable travel events for schools, organisations and communities.

Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel - 21 March to 1 April 2022

Aiming to inspire pupils, staff and parents to get active on the school run, join the Sustrans inter-school cycling, walking, wheeling and scooting challenge.

Register on the Sustrans website to take part

National Walking Month - 1 to 31 May 2022

During National Walking Month in May, Living Streets encourages people to put their best foot forward and discover the benefits of walking either for their commute to work, school or for leisure.

Visit the National Walking Month section on the Living Streets website

Highway Code Changes - Behaviour Change Campaign - May/June 2022

Look out for the second phase of the Think campaign which aims to improve road safety for people walking, cycling and horse riding.

Encouraging all road users to ‘Check the changes, let’s keep each other safe’.

Visit the THINK website

Walk to School Week - 16 to 20 May 2022

Walk to School Week is a national event to raise awareness of the health benefits of walking to and from school.

Visit the Walk to School Week section on the Living Streets website

World Bicycle Day - 3 June 2022

World Bicycle Day highlights the many benefits of cycling, including, health benefits, affordable, clean and as an environmentally fit method of transport.

Visit the United Nations website

Bike Week - 6 to 12 June 2022

Bike Week is a national event aiming to promote cycling and to show how it can easily become part of everyday life.

Take part and enjoy the benefits of riding a bike.

Visit the Cycling UK website

Clean Air Day - 16 June 2022

Clean Air Day is the UK's largest air pollution campaign.

Led by Global Action Plan working to improve understanding of air pollution, how air pollution affects our health, what we can all do to tackle air pollution, protecting the environment and our health.

See the Clean Air Day campaign website

Cycle to Work day - 4 August 2022

Cycle to Work day is for everyone, whether you haven’t cycled for a while or have never cycled.

All the cycling action will be happening in the free Love to Ride online community.

Register for the Love to Ride online community

The Emergency Services Show - 21 to 22 September 2022

The two-day event brings together all areas of the emergency services industry, to discover innovative technology and solutions, share their experiences and unite in their collaborative approach to public safety.

Register your interest for the Emergency Services Show at NEC Birmingham

World Car Free Day - 22 September 2022

A yearly celebration of cities and towns, free from motor traffic, free from noise, stress and pollution from cars, encouraging motorists to give up their cars for a day.

This is a fantastic chance to discuss the importance of exercise with your children as well as the impact of cars on the environment.

See the Living Streets website for updates on 2022 activities

International Walk to School Month - 1 to 31 October 2022

Every October is International Walk to School Month – celebrating the walk to school and all its benefits.

Last year Living Streets asked people to consider the impact traffic pollution makes to climate change and on wildlife and habitats worldwide.

Visit the International Walk to School Month section on the Living Streets website

Road Safety Week - 14 to 20 November 2022

Road Safety Week aims to inspire schools, organisations and communities to take action on road safety and promote life-saving messages.

Take part and help to raise awareness of road dangers and understanding how we can all make safe, healthy journeys when we travel.

Visit the Brake website for more information

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