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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC. – 1973
To assist in the continuing efforts to improve the safety of the motorist on the nation's highways and roads, this student guide provides a standardized approach for first responders to traffic accidents to learn emergency medical care. Training is provided in all aspects of emergency medical care required at the scene of a traffic accident.…
Descriptors: Emergency Squad Personnel, First Aid, Injuries, Instructional Materials
Powney, Janet; And Others – 1995
The Scottish Road Safety Campaign and the Road Safety Council of Wales have made a large investment in theater tours as a method of providing road safety education. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a road safety message delivered by a theater group, Road Safety Officers (RSOs), or, teachers for pupils in upper secondary classes.…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Education, Attitude Change
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
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC. – 1973
To assist in the continuing efforts to improve the safety of the motorist on the nation's highways and roads, this instructor's guide provides a standardized approach for providing training in emergency medical care for first responders to traffic accidents. The objective of the course is to provide training in all aspects of emergency medical…
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Emergency Squad Personnel, First Aid, Injuries
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Gusfield, Joseph R. – Society, 1991
Examines multiple perspectives and multiple communities involved in the study of drinking and driving and traffic safety. Discusses the following aspects of the question: (1) informal social controls on the driving event; (2) contexts of traffic safety; (3) institutional aspects; (4) social movements; (5) the social and cultural environment; (6)…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Alcohol Abuse, Behavior Standards, Drinking
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
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)
McMichael, Judith – 1974
The study examines the rates and types of school bus accidents according to the age of the school bus driver. Accident rates in North Carolina for the school year 1971-72 were analyzed using three sources of data: accident reports, driver and mileage data, and questionnaires administered to a sample of school bus drivers. Data were obtained on…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Age Groups, Bus Transportation, Comparative Analysis
Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA. – 1984
The purpose of this manual is to provide Head Start directors, transportation supervisors, and trainers with information and activities that will help develop, enhance, and maintain a safe and efficient transportation system for their programs. Contents are organized into three categories: safety procedures, planning a transportation system, and…
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Guidelines, Planning, Preschool Children
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
Schmidt, Ernest F. – North Carolina Journal of Outdoor Education, 1980
A "prioritized" list of dangers of the woods is discussed and suggestions for safety in organized camping are listed. Available from: Center for Environmental, Camping and Outdoor Education; University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Pine Lake Field Campus; 4016 Blumenthal Road; Greensboro, NC, 27406. (AN)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Camping, First Aid, Health
National Commission on Safety Education, Washington, DC. – 1964
This material was designed to assist schools in teaching bicycle safety. As the population grows and competition for road space increases, it is more imperative than ever that we concentrate attention on the need for caution among pupil cyclists. The pamphlet: (1) discusses the role of bicycle safety in classroom instruction and in student…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Accidents, Elementary School Students, Instruction
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
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Owens, Caroline – Journal of Child Psychotherapy, 2005
This paper is about therapeutic work with David, a 13-year-old boy who, at the age of 5, was the victim of a hit-and-run road traffic accident resulting in quadriplegia. The circumstances leading to the accident and its sequelae reveal a particularly complex picture, which combines early emotional deprivation and trauma. Although cognitively…
Descriptors: Accidents, Neurological Impairments, Traffic Safety, Individual Development
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Alexander, O. P. – Computer Education, 1983
Traffic education covers basic road skills, legal/insurance aspects, highway code, accident causation/prevention, and vehicle maintenance. Microcomputer applications to traffic education are outlined, followed by a selected example of programs currently available (focusing on drill/practice, simulation, problem-solving, data manipulation, games,…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Programs, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials
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