PO Box 548

Tel: (Helpline) 0845 603 8570, (Admin) 01484 559983


Brake is a national road safety charity with two aims:

  • To prevent death and injury on the roads through education of all road users and campaigning for government improvements to road safety.
  • To care for people who are bereaved or affected by serious injury in a road crash through support services, including a helpline and literature distributed through police officers.

Activities by Brake include:

  • A helpline and support literature for road crash victims.
  • An information service for employers about fleet safety (called Fleet Safety Forum).
  • Research into driver behaviour and public attitudes to road safety.
  • Educational resources, particularly for drivers, employers and families.
  • Campaigning in government and parliament for road safety policies.

Last updated on 22/11/2013

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