News about road safety education

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  • School patrols manual sparks talk of values and service

    November 7 2016. Student speeches and a parade of uniforms added layers of meaning to relaunch of manual for school patrols and wardens.
  • Driver times and breaks for school trips

    October 12 2016. Here is some guidance for teachers or other adults driving vehicles on school trips.
  • Being part of the conversation

    September 21 2016. Social marketing on road safety needs to encourage young people to join in the conversation about shared road use.
  • Large parade celebrates school patrols

    September 5 2016. Wellington hosts event to show support for students who volunteer to help their peers get to and from school safely.
  • Road safety champions embrace new role

    September 2 2016. Christchurch schools are building on the success of the school patrol as students champion safe road use.
  • Stay alert at rail crossings

    August 19 2016. Fascinating video will get you thinking about staying alert when crossing train tracks.
  • Learning to be safe around tracks and trains

    August 15 2016. Rail safety is a focus for learning at a West Coast school. Rail Safety Week highlights the importance of this topic for all New Zealand.
  • Working towards a stronger safety culture

    August 12 2016. Growing New Zealand’s road safety culture includes deeper learning and positive experiences for young people, say professionals.
  • New Zealand’s school patrols: some history

    August 2 2016. School students having been putting the signs out at pedestrian crossings for decades. Here’s how the scheme began.
  • Towards an inclusive road safety culture for young people

    July 15 2016. Fact sheets provide guidance on evidence-based road safety education. An education associate professor discusses the potential for young people’s participation.
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