Trev Boxall wrote: "Brighton Road is horrendous at the end of the working day. Especially at the New Street junction. Cars mount the path to get into road. Stupid."

10 of the most dangerous roads around Horsham for children to cross

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents said this week that almost 90 per cent of children do not feel safe when crossing the road without an adult.

Tuesday, 23rd November 2021, 11:18 am

It surveyed children aged seven to nine to assess their knowledge about and feelings towards road safety, and when asked to choose a word to describe how they feel when they are crossing the road without an adult, the most popular was 'unsafe'.

The study also demonstrated that safety training helped make children feel more confident as pedestrians. Rebecca Needham, RoSPA’s Road Safety Officer for England said: “According to figures from the Department for Transport (DfT), 22 child pedestrians were killed and 953 were seriously injured on our roads in 2020. Our research shows that safety training increases children’s road safety knowledge.”

We asked our readers on Facebook for their views on the most dangerous roads around the Horsham area, and here is what you said:

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