Presentation on theme: "Get into Gear Engaging young people and young drivers in road safety. The following power point can be adapted to suit the users needs."— Presentation transcript:
Get into Gear Engaging young people and young drivers in road safety. The following power point can be adapted to suit the users needs
Select a topic Distraction Speed Seatbelts Drink Drive Impairment through Drugs Impairment through Tiredness Graduated licensing
It is a good idea to ask the young people to identify which age group they perceive to be the most at risk? - before showing this slide
Young Driver Just passed his test – how does he feel? In what way might he be nervous? How might he gain confidence? If he were to set goals for himself to improve his driving, what might they be? In what way do his parents still have influence? Should he decide to make rules such as never speeding or drinking whilst driving?
What if? What could change for this young person? If there are friends in the back of the car If the friends have not put on seat belts If a friend says ‘turn the music up’! If someone says ‘go on, floor it’ If a police car appears in the rear mirror If their is a contract with his parents to drive solo for the first six months
Young Driver Just passed her test – how does she feel? She must get a job to help pay for the car Her best friends take the bus, - seems like a cheaper option? In what way might she decide to eco-drive and save energy when driving? How might speed cameras help her to stay safe as a driver?
What if? What could change for this driver? If she offers to give a lift to new friends If she is tired after a week of late nights If a passenger in the back is drinking If her mobile is signalling a new message If there is an agreement with parents to only drive in daylight
Speed reactor cameras and safety cameras are designed to help all drivers to be safe, slow down and observe the speed limit If you are interested in learning more about becoming a safe and responsible driver log onto There are many other organisations offering support
Enjoy the responsibility that being a driver gives you and drive safely