Tag: road safety

Tag: road safety

19 December, 2017
Tony McKeown, Crash Services; Michael Kennedy, director Specsavers Portadown and Craigavon; St Patrick’s Grammar School pupils C

Specsavers Craigavon has partnered with young driver initiative, New Driver NI, to roll out an advice and information programme to local students.

New Driver NI provides practical tips and information for both learners and those who have recently passed their test to help them stay safe on the roads.

The scheme, supported by Specsavers stores throughout Northern Ireland, engages with young people by delivering presentations at schools as well as online content and a free magazine handed.

19 December, 2017
Tony McKeown, Crash Services; Michael Kennedy, director Specsavers Portadown and Craigavon; St Patrick’s Grammar School pupils C

Specsavers Portadown has partnered with young driver initiative, New Driver NI, to roll out an advice and information programme to local students.

New Driver NI provides practical tips and information for both learners and those who have recently passed their test to help them stay safe on the roads.

The scheme, supported by Specsavers stores throughout Northern Ireland, engages with young people by delivering drive safe presentations at schools as well as offering online content and a free magazine handed out to pupils.

14 December, 2017
Specsavers Stroud held an event to mark Road Safety Week

As part of Road Safety Week in November, Specsavers Stroud teamed up with Cotswold BMW Motor Group to help highlight the importance of making sure your eyes are fit to drive.

On Saturday 25 November, Specsavers on King Street checked the eyesight of 220 shoppers using a BMW i8 and i3, which were situated outside the store. Customers and passers-by were invited to come down and see if they could read a number plate from 20m to check whether they might benefit from a full eye examination.

14 December, 2017
Specsavers hearcare director Alison Vaughan gave a talk at the recent Driver Skills Scheme 60+ workshop

During National Road Safety Week in November, Alison Vaughan, hearcare director from Specsavers Southampton, Romsey, Totton, Shirley and Bitterne, was keen to help promote the importance of good hearing and vision behind the wheel.

Driver Skills Scheme 60+ workshop

01 December, 2017
Road Safety is in focus at Specsavers Tiverton

Tiverton Specsavers put road safety firmly in their sights during Road Safety Week with the gift of free high visibility vests for adults and children while stocks last.

The locally run business located on Gold Street offered children’s vests available from aged three to eight and adults vests in size large, ideal for wearing over winter coats.

A message from the store director

08 March, 2017
Team member donating high viz vests to local school

North Finchley Specsavers has helped children to stay safer this winter by donating high visibility vests to local schools.

The team donated high-visibility vests to children at Northside Primary School and Frith Manor Primary School to raise awareness of Specsavers’ charity partner Brake, which promotes road safety in the UK.

Keeping children safe on the roads

03 March, 2017
Specsavers Greenock store director, Jonathan Dry, with pupils from St Andrews Primary School

The Greenock opticians has donated 75 high visibility vests to pupils at St Andrew’s Primary School.

Pledging to help keep youngsters safe

The donation was part of Specsavers’ pledge to help youngsters stay safe when out on darker afternoons and evenings.

Alan Connick, head teacher at St Andrews Primary School, said: ‘The high visibility vest donation from Specsavers will be very beneficial in helping our staff ensure pupils are visible on Greenock’s streets, especially in winter.

22 February, 2017
Specsavers Glenrothes supporting Road Safety Week

An optical assistant from Specsavers Glenrothes helped raise awareness of the importance of eye tests for road safety by leafleting and gifting goodie bags to passers-by.

Megan Gartshore set up a small stall in Lyon Square in the Kingdom Shopping Centre with Specsavers’ shoppers filled with lens cleaning cloths, sample bottles of glasses cleaner, a Specsavers bug, key ring and leaflets.

A legal requirement

10 February, 2017
Specsavers Burnley at the Rawdha-Tul-Uloom school presenting the vests

This winter the Specsavers store in Burnley has donated high visability vests to two local schools in the area.

Donations

The Rawdha-Tul-Uloom school on North Street was presented with the vest by Dawn Morris, Practice Manager and Naziya Rafiq, Dispensing Manager as pictured above.

Stoneyholme Primary School on Oswold Street was also presented by vests by Nathan Mills, Dispenser and Naziya Rafiq, Dispensing Manager.

Road Safety

09 January, 2017
Local brownies visit Hove store

The team at Hove invited the 3rd Patcham Brownie group into the store recently in support of Road Safety Week.