PRIMARY SCHOOL ROAD SAFETY QUIZ 2020 LAUNCHED

November 1, 2019

Northern Ireland Primary School Road Safety Quiz 2020

Northern Ireland Primary School Road Safety Quiz 2020 is launched at Steelstown Primary School, who won last year’s event.  Pictured along with pupils is Tony McKeown from sponsor’s CRASH Services, Davy Jackson, Road Safe NI and Mrs Siobhan Gillen, School Principal.

Entries are now being sought for the regional heats of the Northern Ireland Primary School Road Safety Quiz 2020 which are being held in January and February.

The quiz, which is for P7 pupils, is organised by Road Safe NI Charity, and a total of 11 heats are being staged, with the top two teams from each qualifying for the Northern Ireland finals in March.

The event is once again sponsored by leading accident management firm, CRASH Services and supported by a number of partner agencies like local councils and the emergency services.

The table quiz format covers both road safety and general knowledge.  The quiz will consist of 7 rounds of 8 questions plus an extra round on road signs.  Prizes will be given to the top three teams and everyone involved will take home a certificate.  Each school can send one team of 4 pupils from Primary 7.

Davy Jackson of Road Safe NI, commented “The event has grown really well over the last two decades and last year we had a record 220+ primary schools register.  It is vitality important that we educate young road users on being safe and setting a good example.

Tony McKeown from sponsors CRASH Services said, “As a business with close connections to road users we are delighted to get involved and support road safety projects like this.  We have a strong partnership with Road Safe NI and they should be commended for running such an innovative event.  I would encourage primary schools to take the opportunity to get involved.”

To obtain an entry form for your school, please email info@roadsafeni.com or you can enter online at http://www.roadsafeni.com/campaign/primary-school-road-safety-quiz/

 

There were 9,737 casualties on NI roads last year...

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