Roadside Guide: Low-Tech Solutions to Automobile Breakdowns by Walt Brinker
This guid is about how to survive breakdowns on the road. Things like tire related issues, running out of gas, engine overheating, being locked out of car, are just some of the details covered. If interested, you can buy the book or purchase a printable version.
Lesson plans to help teach Driver Ed.
Great lesson plans and tips for teaching
Download this document to give to parents of teen drivers. It has a list of driving skills they can practice with their son/daughter.
Here is a PDF breakdown of the costs of being convicted for Operating While Impaired (OWI).
AAA Wisconsin link for parents/teens.
What is a DUI or DWI?
What are the Legal Ramifications of Drunk Driving?
Drinking Among College & High School Students
Driving laws from each state.
Information on Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation, DMV info, Forms, and Online services
Information on distracted driving, speeding, and safety tips.
Traffic safety news, quizzes, and useful links from AAA
Andy Pilgrim’s website on essential information for new drivers.
Tips on teaching teens to drive, texting and driving, technology for drivers, and safe driving awareness.
Videos on the new safety devices that have been added to our cars. The list includes: backup cameras, blind spot monitor, tire pressure monitor, auto park, curve speed monitor, lane deviation monitor, and numerous other safety devises.
Here are some takeaways from the “2017 Fall Workshop” presentations -"90 people die each day in the US as a result of vehicle crashes!"
- "The average text takes 5 seconds, in which time your vehicle travels the length of a football field."
- “78% of people who die as a result of a motorcycle crash were not wearing a helmet!"
- "39% of the people who die as a result of a motorcycle crash have alcohol in their system!"
- “Semi-trailers or any other vehicle longer than 40' have the right of way in a roundabout."
- "More police officers are killed as a result of people not obeying the "Move Over" law, than are shot and killed each year!"
- “No Passing farm equipment in a No Passing zone!"
- "Don't swerve for a deer!"
- "Don't use whiteout on your student’s 3001 application!"
- "There has been an increase in drugged driving arrests."
- "A motorcycle is allowed to go through a red light if after stopping, waiting for 45 seconds and no traffic is present."
Non- Fatal Accidents: (Source: Sr22 Insurance)
View Mike Panosh's 2016 spring conference presentation about Wisconsin, seat belts, texting, speeding, and aggressive driving.
Also, view Mike's 2015 Legislative Summary about enacted legislation, bills that might become laws, and significant unsuccessful bills.
"37,000. That’s how many people die in road crashes in the United States every year. Whether it’s dangerous weather conditions, faulty machinery, or — one of the biggest offenders — human error, dozens of American lives are lost each day because of motor vehicle-related accidents.
At PublicHealthCorps, we firmly believe that information is a powerful tool in public health and safety. We put together a collection of resources in the hopes of making a positive impact. I was looking over this page:http://www.adtsea.org/ADTSEA%20Links.html, and thought the list would be a good fit. Would you consider adding it to the other excellent resources you’ve offered there?
The Drowsy Driving Prevention Guide: How You Can Stay Awake & Alive
Pedestrian Safety Tips to Teach Your Kids
8 Tips to Stop Your Teen’s Texting & Driving Habit
Bicycle Safety All Over the World
Senior Drivers: 7 Tips for Driver Safety
Tips for Driving With Your Pets
The Top 10 Most Bikeable Downtowns
Texting While Walking More Common, More Dangerous
Driver-related accidents are largely preventable — I hope these resources help save lives among your audience!"
37,000. That’s how many people die in road crashes in the United States every year. Whether it’s dangerous weather conditions, faulty machinery, or — one of the biggest offenders — human error, dozens of American lives are lost each day because of motor vehicle-related accidents. Here is a collection of helpful articles, website posts, and links for you to utilize in your future educational safety lessons:
Download AAA's mini module on how to teach your students what to do if they get pulled over.
"One of the most dangerous things about drowsy driving is that you may not even realize you’re doing it." Find out why drowsy driving is dangerous, who is at risk, how it happens, and how to prevent it.
Whether you plan on cycling in the Americas (North/South), Europe, Asia, or Africa, learn what it takes to stay safe while biking on the open road.
Here is a compilation of the most bike friendly cities around the USA. Discover what they are doing right to promote a "bike to work" lifestyle.
Review the basics to improve vehicle safety and fuel economy. Low tire pressure can really affect your MPG!
Download this Pedestrian Safety Guide to understand the best way to teach children to walk safely in a multitude of traffic situations.
"Driver safety requires more than understanding road signs and traffic laws. As you get older, you'll likely notice physical changes that can make certain actions — such as turning your head to look for oncoming traffic or braking safely — more challenging. Still, older drivers can remain safe on the road. Consider seven tips for older drivers..."
Texting while walking is more dangerous than you think! Find out what the most common accidents are and reach about some helpful advice for the distracted.
Explains easy ways to improve fuel economy and get more out of every tank of gas.
Just how dangerous is texting while driving? Here are eight different talking points parents can use while discussing the consequences of texting and driving.
Pets are part of the family too! Learn the proper procedures on how to keep our furry friends save while traveling in an automobile.
Useful resources for novice drivers to improve their skills.
An in-depth guide to help ordinary people figure out what might be causing their car problems.