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Malfetti, James L.; Winter, Darlene J. – 1986
This booklet contains a 15-question rating form that provides some guidance to older drivers in beginning to assess their driving skills. The pages following the self-rating form discuss the various questions on the form. After a general introduction, the discussion is divided into five areas that traffic safety authorities have judged critical to…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Driver Education, Middle Aged Adults, Older Adults
Siegel, Mark – Journal of Instruction Delivery Systems, 1996
The director of production at Interactive Media Communications discusses its multimedia training models that address health and safety issues. Their purpose is to create entertaining instructional designs to guide the student in an interactive approach. The article describes two CD-ROM products (on hazardous chemicals and safe driving),…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Driver Education, Educational Technology, Health Education
Shaoul, Jean – 1975
A road safety study was conducted by the University of Salford, Great Britain, in order to evaluate the effects of secondary level driver education in reducing the occurrence of accidents. It examines the feasibility of using accidents and traffic offenses as criteria for evaluating courses in driver education. To achieve this objective, 1,800…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Charts, Comparative Analysis, Course Evaluation
National Safety Council, Chicago, IL. – 1971
This combination workbook and study guide for driver education courses is divided into three sections. Section One consists of eight parts including suggestions on avoiding various collisions and other driving maneuvers. The second section consists of an outline for assisting the student in taking notes on instruction. The third section is a…
Descriptors: Driver Education, Glossaries, Guides, Instructional Materials
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC. – 1998
This manual explains what graduated driver licensing (GDL) is and why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration believes it is so important for every jurisdiction to take steps towards its implementation. Section I introduces the need by defining the teen driving problem: inexperience, risk-taking behavior and immaturity, and greater risk…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Driver Education, High Schools, Program Effectiveness
Hatcher, Juliet L.; Scarpa, Juliet – 2001
Although adolescence is characterized by general good health, this developmental stage is a key time for promoting a healthy lifestyle and preventing health-compromising behaviors and injuries. This paper presents a selective review of research into factors predicting health and safety behavior patterns and injury occurrence, focusing on…
Descriptors: Accidents, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Child Health
Bradley, David L.; Sorte, Bruce M. – 1976
Designed for high school seniors, this supplemental traffic safety program serves as a catalyst for discussion and learning in the area of affective education and safe and responsible driving. The guide is comprised of seven instructional units: (1) Orientation; (2) Communication Skills; (3) Skillful Decision Maker and Why; (4) Recognizing…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Affective Objectives, Curriculum Guides, Driver Education
Hartman, Charles H. – 1973
The need for instructional programs for young, beginning motorcyclists is clearly indicated by statistics; an estimated 70 percent of motorcycle accidents involve inexperienced riders. Teaching the techniques of coexistence in driver education courses is also important since an estimated 62 percent of all auto-cycle accidents are caused by the…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Curriculum Development, Driver Education, Educational Needs
Hunter, Lisa K.; Lloyd-Kolkin, Donna – 1991
This curriculum helps high school students identify behavior that puts them at risk for injury by promoting the practice of safer behavior. It introduces students to some startling statistics and teaches vital knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors to improve students' personal safety behavior. Educators are encouraged to teach the curriculum via an…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Behavior Modification, Curriculum Guides, Educational Strategies
INNOVATRIX, Inc., Ingomar, PA. – 1978
A two-part trainee study guide for use in the classroom phase of the Emergency Vehicle Operation (EVO) training program is provided. Part 1, to be taken by all trainees, contains seven units organized into various subunits and includes the following: (1) introduction to the course; (2) some legal aspects of emergency vehicle operation (state…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Course Objectives, Driver Education, Emergency Squad Personnel
Williams, Allan F. – 1994
Laws aimed at alcohol-impaired driving have been shown to change behavior in ways that reduce the problem. Alcohol education and public information programs, in contrast, rarely result in short-term behavior change. In part, this is because drinking, and combining drinking with driving, are lifestyle behaviors shaped and supported by many ongoing…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Education, Behavior Modification, Criminal Law
Rice, Gail; Nowack, Linda – 1978
Designed to accompany and supplement the Illinois Rules of the Road manual, this book is intended to better prepare future drivers for the written test for the instruction permit or driver's license. It includes many pictures and shows and describes driving situations a driver will probably face when behind the wheel. Parts dealing with important…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Driver Education, Laws, Safety Education
Berger, Dale E.; Berger, Peggy M. – 1988
This paper begins by noting that recent efforts in the United States to reduce the incidence of alcohol-impaired driving have not been very effective and suggests that for efforts to be effective, they must raise the actual risk of punishment to a level that cannot be ignored by potential offenders. It then describes an effective system of…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Civil Rights, Death, Drinking
Postman, Neil; And Others – 1987
Theory and research on the processes of early social learning in children has indicated that television and television commercials play an important role in children's internalization of cultural meanings, interpretations, and values, whether or not the commercials children see are intended for or directed at them. Between the ages of 2 and 18,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcoholic Beverages, Childhood Attitudes, Children
Kington, Raynard – National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), 2002
Drinking on college campuses is more pervasive and destructive than many people realize. The extent of the problem was recently highlighted by an extensive 3-year investigation by the Task Force on College Drinking, commissioned by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The Task Force reports that alcohol consumption is…
Descriptors: Legal Problems, Campuses, Colleges, Prevention
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