2.1 The key objectives of this assignment are to :
a. Investigate the range of potential measures to address the increased road safety risk for children living in deprived areas.
b. Extend the NI Deprivation Research to include child cyclists and child car occupants (aged 0-15).
c. Investigate contributing factors to both poor and good road safety performance of deprived areas across Northern Ireland, as indicated by the results of the NI Deprivation Research.
d. Develop a prioritised 5 year programme of measures aimed at reducing collisions and casualties involving children in deprived areas.