Driving Web Links
4 Handling Social Pressures
NHTSA: Youth Drunk Driving http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/alcohol/
More young drivers are involved in fatal crashes than any other population
group. Alcohol use and risk behaviors are major contributing factors.
Get a clearer picture of the problem by accessing charts, graphs, and
bulleted information about youth crash fatalities by clicking on the links
at this Web site. Prepare a panel discussion with several classmates to
make other students aware of the consequences of risk behavior while driving.
Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/alcohol/pub/3dplanr.html
Take a stand against impaired driving! Visit this Web site to find out
how communities across the country are joining together to increase public
awareness of the problem of impaired driving and ways to prevent it. What
is the Students Against Drunk Driving "Ghost-Out" all about? How can you
get involved? Organize other students to consider ways to impact students
at your school.
Cellular Phone Use in Vehicles http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/research/wireless/
It sounds innocent enough-talking to a friend on a car phone while driving.
Find out what the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration discovered
in their study regarding cellular phone use in vehicles. Check out the
Prevention Magazine survey. What other driving behaviors serve as distractions?
Where does cellular phone use rank in the prevalence of these distracting
behaviors? Make a poster by creating a graph to illustrate your findings.
Display the poster to make classmates aware of risk-taking distractions
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