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Reid, David C.; And Others – Physician and Sportsmedicine, 1988
A seven-year review of 1,447 cases of spine trauma showed that 53 cases were associated with the use of off-road vehicles, such as all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, and motorized dirt bikes. The development of safe riding areas, legislation governing safe operation, and public safety education are advised to curb this trend. (Author/JL)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Children, Federal Regulation, Injuries
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Salmond, C. H.; Meiser-Stedman, R.; Glucksman, E.; Thompson, P.; Dalgleish, T.; Smith, P. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2011
Background: There is increasing theoretical, clinical and research evidence for the role of trauma memory in the aetiology of acute pathological stress responses in adults. However, research into the phenomenology of trauma memories in young people is currently scarce. Methods: This study compared the nature of trauma narratives to narratives of…
Descriptors: Trauma, Memory, Role, Etiology
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
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012
The percentage of teens in high school who drink and drive has decreased by more than half since 1991, but more can be done. Nearly one million high school teens drank alcohol and got behind the wheel in 2011. Teen drivers are 3 times more likely than more experienced drivers to be in a fatal crash. Drinking any alcohol greatly increases this risk…
Descriptors: High School Students, Adolescents, Motor Vehicles, Traffic Safety
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies--The Montana Coalition, Helena. – 1999
This brief Kids Count report looks at major problems, available data, and some solutions for Montana's children as passengers in and drivers of vehicles on Montana's roads and highways. The report also presents information about adults' roles and responsibilities for preventing traffic accidents and protecting children. Facts presented in the…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Adolescents, Child Welfare, Children
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC. – 1975
Primarily intended for the deaf or hard of hearing driver, this booklet contains many tips useful to all drivers. It is divided into two sections: Signs of Car Trouble and What to Do, and Safe Driving Tips and Special Situations. The rationale for section 1 is that a hearing driver can often tell that his car is not running properly or that some…
Descriptors: Deafness, Driver Education, Guidelines, Mechanics (Process)
Wisconsin Univ., Whitewater. – 1977
This guide identifies the minimum competencies necessary to teach and administer a high school driver and traffic safety education (DTSE) program and provides curricular suggestions for the University of Wisconsin System teacher preparation program. Course descriptions are listed for the following areas: general safety, traffic safety education,…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Alcohol Education, Competency Based Teacher Education, Course Descriptions
Jackson, Wendy, Comp. – 1992
This annotated bibliography, which was developed as part of a series of selected bibliographies on aging for Great Britain's Centre for Policy on Ageing, contains a total of 368 entries organized under the following subject headings: risk (identification, nature, responsibilities, risk taking, security); environmental safety (hazards, design,…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Adult Education, Aging (Individuals), Annotated Bibliographies
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Facy, FranCoise; Rabaud, Myriam – Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 2006
Mortality resulting from alcohol abuse in young French people is too high in spite of prevention campaigns for road safety in particular. There are problems in identifying alcohol abuse in young people in preventive medicine or alcohol care services. This study was carried out in alcohol centres; data from patients under 25 are analysed and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Adults, Patients, Alcohol Abuse
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC. – 1975
A nationwide systematic approach to assess the developments and achievements of highway safety activities was conducted to measure program outputs from 1969 through 1974 using key indicators of performance such as ratios and percentages. A sample of 10 states was selected with overall sample of 105 local jurisdictions which would provide estimated…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Alcoholism, Driver Education, Law Enforcement
Hall, Bob; Mageean, Pauline – 1990
This guide is designed to help technical and further education (TAFE) curriculum writers in Australia integrate safety education into vocational education courses. It provides a general overview of occupational health and safety from the perspective of TAFE trade training and a brief summary of the major health and safety issues that might be…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Curriculum Development, First Aid, Foreign Countries
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education. – 1981
This coursebook and training manual for a secondary/postsecondary level course on boating safety comprises one of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to vocational instruction and curriculum development in a civilian setting. The purpose stated for the individualized, self-paced course is to establish policy…
Descriptors: Accidents, Autoinstructional Aids, Behavioral Objectives, Boat Operators
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Cross, R. T.; Pitkethly, A. – Research in Science and Technological Education, 1991
Research suggests that many children have a concept of speed which is counterproductive to sound road crossing decisions. An attempt at conceptual change through the teaching of a unit on speed to grade one children is described. There is optimism that six- to seven-year-old children can apply classroom experiences to real life situations. (Author)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Concept Formation, Decision Making, Elementary Education
Latimer, Jonathan L. – 1971
Outlined is a course of driver education and traffic safety taught to retarded residents of a state institution. Stressed is the importance of driver education for residents able to leave the institution. The philosophy of the program is given to emphasize individualizing instruction, instructing students who possess the potential for driving,…
Descriptors: Driver Education, Exceptional Child Education, Institutionalized Persons, Mental Retardation
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Physical Education, Fitness, Health, Nutrition and Safety Services. – 1981
Developed for teachers and members of the pupil transportation staff who conduct school bus drills, these 10 lesson outlines are intended for classroom instruction on school bus safety. Lessons may be adapted to fit the grade level, intelligence, and special needs of students. Topics covered are: preparing to ride the bus, boarding and proceeding…
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Elementary Secondary Education, Safety Education, School Buses
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