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Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries
Discover essential safety tips for handling and charging lithium-ion batteries in your household devices. Learn how to prevent fires and ensure safe use with our comprehensive guide.
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E-bikes
Electric bikes, also known as e-bikes, are motor-assisted pedal cycles that look similar to conventional bicycles. Follow our guidance on using and charging them safely.
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Pedestrians
Our pedestrian safety gives tips, particularly for parents, on how to keep you and your child safe when on foot.
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Cyclists
Advice for cyclists to keep you safe, whether on the road, or in the great outdoors!
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E-scooters, hoverboards and similar devices
E-scooters, hoverboards, motorised unicycles and similar devices like Segways can only be used on private land. Find out how to use and maintain them safely.
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Motorcyclists
From protective personal equipment to general road safety, there's considerations all motorcyclists should have when on the road.
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Child car seats
There are laws and guidelines around child car seats which you should follow to stay safe.
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Tyre safety
The depth of tread on your tyres is critical when it comes to accelerating, braking, steering and cornering – especially when the roads are wet.
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Driving safety
Road traffic accidents can happen more easily than you think. By following our simple guidance, you can keep yourself safe while driving.
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