Road safety strategy


Q1a. Are you answering for yourself or on behalf of an organisation?


Q1b. If responding on behalf of an organisation, please provide your organisation’s name. Then go to question 14.


Q2. Which of the following best describes your gender?


Q3. Please confirm your age


Q4. Do you have any physical or mental impairments lasting or expected to last 12 months or more?


Q5. Do any of your impairments impact on your ability to carry out day-to-day activities?


Q6. How many of each of the following groups are in your household? (Please include yourself)


Q7. How would you describe the area where you live? Would you say your home is in an urban or rural area?
Please choose one


Q8. Do you, or does anyone in your household own or have the regular use of a car or van?


Q9. Which of the following modes of travel do you use? Please tick all that apply.


Q10. When thinking about where you live, how much do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeither agree nor disagreeAgreeStrongly agree
Generally, cars or other vehicles are driven too fast.
Cars or other vehicles are driven too fast near schools.
Generally, cars or other vehicles are driven at safe speeds in areas where there are a lot of pedestrians.
Cars or other vehicles parked on pavements are a safety hazard.
Roads where I live are safe for cyclists to use.
Children are safe crossing the roads where I live.
Where I live there are not enough cycle lanes and routes.
I feel safe crossing the roads where I live.
I worry about the safety of other family members walking, wheeling or cycling where we live.
The roads and pavements where I live are not easy to navigate for disabled people.
Worry about people not wearing their seatbelts in cars.
Poorly maintained roads create safety risks for road users.
Poor street lighting is a road safety issue.
People driving when using their mobile phones are a road safety issue.
People driving when under the influence of alcohol or drugs are a road safety issue.

Q11. How safe or unsafe do you feel when doing each of the following in your local area?

I feel very safeI feel safeI feel unsafeI feel very unsafeNot applicable/ Don’t travel in this way
Using a wheelchair
Riding a horse
Using a mobility scooter
Driving a car
Travelling by bus
Riding a motorcycle

Q12. What difference would it make to you personally if the roads felt safer - would it make you more likely to…?

YesNoDon’t knowNot applicable/ don’t do this
Walk more
Drive more
Cycle or Scooter more often
Get out on my wheelchair more often
Use public transport more often
Use my Class 2/3 Mobility Chair/Scooter more
Do something else

Q13. Have you ever been injured in a road collision, either as a driver, cyclist or pedestrian?


Q13a. Did you feel you received sufficient support?


Q13b. How could it have been better?


Q14. Do you think more needs to be done to make Welsh roads safer?


Q14a. Which of these reasons apply to why you think more should be done to make Welsh roads safer? Select all that apply.


Q14b. And which one is the main reason?


Q15. Which if any of the following do you think would help make roads safer for all road users, i.e. drivers, cyclists, pedestrians and other users? Choose your top three


Q16. What could be done to encourage safe and responsible behaviour by all road users?


Q17. How important do you think each of the following factors are in making roads safer for everyone?

Not at all importantNot importantNeither unimportant nor importantImportantVery importantDon’t know
Road users’ knowledge of the rules of the road
Road users’ commitment to the rules of the road
Mutual respect on the road
Design of roads (including pavements and cycle lanes)
Enforcement of the rules of the road for example by the police
Design of vehicles and vehicle technology
Stronger legislation
Enough space for all types of road users
Speed limits
Road maintenance
Enough safe crossing points for pedestrians
Pavements free of obstructions

Q18. How much responsibility you think the following have in making the roads safe for all?

A great deal of responsibilityA certain amount of responsibilityA little responsibilityNo responsibility at allDon’t know
Me as an individual
Your local Council
Fire and Rescue Service
People who walk
People who cycle
Horse riders
Welsh Government
Vehicle manufacturers
Driving instructors/ driving examiners
UK Government (Department for Transport)

Q19. Is there anything else you would like to add?