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Walking Bus

27 February 2007

The Walking Bus concept is the new, safe, healthy and environmentally friendly approach to walking large groups of children to and from school whilst alleviating school run traffic congestion. A walking bus has endless possibilities.

One of the first Walking Bus programmes was established in Hertfordshire and won a Prince Michael Road Safety Award in 1999. More...

As part of a world record attempt on 13 June 2007,Brake aims to get 80,000 children taking part in short, supervised 'walking buses', using safe routes in or around their schools. This is the fourth year of the event, and Brake says that 50.000 children participated last year. More...

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