Opticians focuses on road safety

Road Safety: Staff from Belper, Mansfield and Kirkby Specsavers along with local police officers are raising awareness of road safety week. Optometrist Nigel Davidson, Optical Assistant Hannah Fildes and Pc Jim Sutton from the Roads policing unit.
Road Safety: Staff from Belper, Mansfield and Kirkby Specsavers along with local police officers are raising awareness of road safety week. Optometrist Nigel Davidson, Optical Assistant Hannah Fildes and Pc Jim Sutton from the Roads policing unit.

An opticians joined forces with Belper police to help promote road safety.

Specsavers on King Street offered motorists the chance to test their reactions and check if their eyes are fit to drive, as part of a ‘Drive Safe’ awareness event.

People under 16 were also given free high visibility vests.

Andy McBride, store director at Specsavers in Belper, said: “Helping to keep local school children safe on the walk to and from school is a priority for us this winter.”

Pictured are Optometrist Nigel Davidson, Optical Assistant Hannah Fildes and Pc Jim Sutton from the Roads policing unit.