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Road safety education

Programs

South Australia Police offers road safety education programs about the Australian Road Rules to:

Bookings

To book a road safety education program:

To book a Traffic Marshalls Course:

  • phone 7322 4261 or 7322 4263

Resources

South Australia Police provides a number of resources to help community groups to promote the Fatal Five. The following posters are available to download:

A number of newsletters providing up to date information about Australian road rules and road related topics of interest are also available for business and the community, and schools. Special editions offer a closer look at specific issues.

Road safety programs for school students, teachers and parents

School monitor training

Aimed at school students 10 years of age and over, teachers and school volunteers.

Covers:

  • training to operate a fully functional school crossing.
Introduction to road safety

Aimed at primary school students.

Topics cover:

  • the Australian Road Rules
  • safety and the appropriate use of cycles, skateboards, scooters and roller skates.
A guide to obtaining your Ls and Ps

Aimed at Year 10 students pre driver's licence.

Topics cover:

  • methods of obtaining a driver's licence
  • conditions relating to Learner and Provisional licences
  • risks associated with driving
  • why being a passenger in a vehicle driven by a young person is potentially risky
  • crash risk, speed, alcohol and drugs, fatigue and driver attitudes to road safety.
The Fatal Five - speeding, inattention, seatbelts, dangerous drivers, drink and drug driving

Aimed at Year 11 students.

Topics cover:

  • road safety issues
  • causes of road crashes such as fatigue, alcohol and drugs, speed, risk taking, peer pressure, driver attitudes and
  • ways to reduce the risk of becoming a crash statistic.
Getting home safely

Aimed at Year 12 students.

Topics cover:

  • making informed choices and educated decisions
  • fostering change through open discussion
  • peer group pressure, choices, risks and consequences.
International Students Driver Education Program

Aimed at overseas students who want to drive in South Australia.

Covers:

  • introduction to Australian Road Rules.
Cars have changed...so have the road rules

Aimed at parents instructing students to drive.

Topics cover:

  • speeding, inattention, seatbelts, dangerous drivers, drink and drug driving
  • how parents can be positive role models in promoting positive skills and behaviours in the car
  • updates on current road rules and contemporary road safety ideology.
Business Driver Awareness Program

Aimed at school staff responsible for driving students.

Topics cover:

  • the Australian Road Rules
  • road crash statistics and causes
  • speeding, inattention, seatbelts, dangerous drivers, drink and drug driving.

Road safety programs for businesses and the community

Business Driver Awareness program

Aimed at employees who drive as part of their duties.

Topics cover:

  • the Australian Road Rules
  • road crash statistics and causes
  • speeding, inattention, seatbelts, dangerous drivers, drink and drug driving.
Road Rules

Aimed at all road users.

Topics cover:

  • awareness and understanding of the Australian Road Rules
  • changes in the law
  • speeding, inattention, seatbelts, dangerous drivers, drink and drug driving.
Senior road users

Aimed at seniors at risk of fatal or serious injury.

Topics cover:

  • road rules refresher
  • crash statistics of the 60 plus age group
  • effects of medication on driving ability
  • speeding, inattention, seatbelts, dangerous drivers, drink and drug driving.
Mobility scooters

Aimed at seniors who use motorised wheelchairs and mobility scooters.

Topics cover:

  • legal requirements of road and pedestrian use
  • seniors road use statistics
  • safety considerations of senior road users
  • safe use of motorised wheelchairs and mobility scooters
  • insurance and injury
  • speeding, inattention, seatbelts, dangerous drivers, drink and drug driving.
Cars have changed...so have the road rules

Aimed at all road users.

Topics cover:

  • speeding, inattention, seatbelts, dangerous drivers, drink and drug driving
  • parents as positive role models
  • updating parents on current road rules and road safety messages.
Urgent duty driving awareness for emergency service agencies

Aimed at emergency services staff.

Covers:

  • road risk management relating to urgent duty driving.
Traffic Control Marshall Training

Aimed at community organisation.

Covers:

  • traffic control at public events.
Community lectures

We offer lectures on road safety and road law. The lectures can be tailored to meet the needs of specific group. We can cater for small and large groups.

Topics include:

  • alcohol and driving
  • traffic related equipment
  • caravan and trailer towing regulations.

Road safety newsletters

Safer journeys

Talkin' Road Safety safer journeys edition No 5

Talkin' Road Safety safer journeys edition No 4

Talkin' Road Safety safer journeys edition No 3

Talkin' Road Safety safer journeys edition No 2

Talkin' Road Safety safer journeys edition No 1

For business and the community

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 18

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 17

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 16

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 15

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 14

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 13

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 12

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 11

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 10

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 9

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 8

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 7

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 6

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 5

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 4

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 3

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 2

Talkin' Road Safety business and community edition No 1

For schools

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 17

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 16

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 15

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 14

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 13

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 12

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 11

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 10

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 9

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 8

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 7

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 6

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 5

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 4

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 3

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 2

Talkin' Road Safety school edition No 1

Special editions

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 15

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 14

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 13

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 12

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 11

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 10

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 9

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 8

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 7

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 6

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 5

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 4

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 3

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 2

Talkin' Road Safety special edition No 1