Stage 5 - Course 1 - Shifting Gears. Resource overview Shifting Gears examines the different types of challenges and driving environments that young people encounter.
Students investigate a crash scene, take on the role of a driver, answer questions on the road rules and compile a TV news report. For current statistical information visit the Centre for Road Safety website. Related curriculum Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) syllabus for Years 7-10. Secondary School Road Safety Education. Statistics - NSW Centre for Road Safety. We collate and provide road crash statistics using data from the NSW Police Force.
Each day we process and edit road crash data to obtain information for every crash. With help from the police, we monitor and report fatal crashes in the: Get your hand off it - Campaigns - NSW Centre for Road Safety. Research shows that being distracted when driving, such as by a mobile phone, increases the risk of a crash.
Simply taking your eyes off the road for longer than two seconds, doubles the risk of a crash. A short lapse of concentration can have lifelong consequences. Overview Our original Get your hand off it campaign has evolved to highlight the serious consequences of using your mobile phone illegally while driving, which could cost you or those you care about everything. We have adapted the successful 'Are you driving blind? ' MDT - Campaigns - NSW Centre for Road Safety. The campaign started in November 2015 and is the first NSW road safety campaign targeting drug driving.
To deter drug driving, the campaign focuses on the likelihood and consequences of being detected for drug driving by NSW Police using MDT. Education combined with enforcement is the most effective way to tackle this kind of road safety problem. It’s worked with random breath testing, and we know it will work with drug driving as well. Drug driving behaviour and enforcement. Home - NSW Centre for Road Safety.