Motor Vehicle Injuries

Tools and Resources for Campaigns & Promotions

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  1. Populations

Age

Children and Adolescents

Safe Kids – Safety In and Around Cars
http://www.safekids.org/media-center
Safe Kids Buckle Up addresses the ways children can be injured in non-traffic related incidents in and around cars.

Keep Kids Alive – Drive 25
www.keepkidsalive.com
Keep Kids Alive - Drive 25 aims to encourage motorists to observe residential speed limits. Community start-up kits, road signs, educational materials, and other promotional items are available on the site.

Kentucky Educational Resources
http://highwaysafety.ky.gov/all_education_programs.html
Kentucky Educational Resources has information on motor vehicle injury prevention efforts in schools.

Driving Skills for Life Parents Page
http://www.drivingskillsforlife.com/
This section on the Driving Skills for Life site includes information and tips that parents, teachers, and coaches can share with their children and students who are new drivers.

Street Skills
http://www.ket.org/streetskills/
This four-part driver education film series teaches teens to be safer, more responsible drivers. Street Skills uses music, videography, and computer-generated animation to appeal to its teenage audience.

Driving Skills for Life Educators Page
http://www.drivingskillsforlife.com/content/view/15/11/lang,en/
The Driving Skills for Life site has resources for educators who want to help teens become safer drivers. Lesson plans and free educational materials can be retrieved from the site

Substances and Medications

Drive Safe. Drive Smart
http://drivesafedrivesmart.missouri.edu/index.html
Drive Safe. Drive Smart is a campaign to keep college students safe on campuses. A campaign tool kit for campuses, as well as print materials are available on the website.

Aggressive Driving

Smooth Operator
http://www.smoothoperatorprogram.com/index.html
Smooth Operator is a campaign against aggressive driving. Brochures, videos, and radio spots can be obtained through their website.

  1. Settings

    School-based

    Driving Skills for Life Educators Page
    http://www.drivingskillsforlife.com/content/view/15/11/lang,en/
    The Driving Skills for Life site has resources for educators who want to help teens become safer drivers. Lesson plans and free educational materials can be retrieved from the site.

    Kentucky Educational Resources
    http://highwaysafety.ky.gov/all_education_programs.html
    Kentucky Educational Resources has information on motor vehicle injury prevention efforts in schools.

    Community-based
         
    Keep Kids Alive – Drive 25
    www.keepkidsalive.com
    Keep Kids Alive - Drive 25 aims to encourage motorists to observe residential speed limits. Community start-up kits, road signs, educational materials, and other promotional items are available on the site.

    Smooth Operator
    http://www.smoothoperatorprogram.com/index.html
    Smooth Operator is a campaign against aggressive driving. Brochures, videos, and radio spots can be obtained through their website.

    National Safe Communities
    http://www.nhtsa.gov/
    Safe Communities is a network of agencies attempting to implement a safe national transportation system. Community start-up kits, materials, and tool boxes are available from the website.

  2. Implementation

    Ten Steps for Developing an Injury Prevention Program
    http://www.aast.org/library/traumaprevention/injurypreventionguide.aspx
    The injury prevention guide provides step-by-step instructions for planning an injury prevention program.

  3. Evaluation

    NHTSA Research and Evaluation
    http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/research/
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers evaluation services for interventions focused on highway safety.

    Program Evaluation
    http://www.aast.org/library/violencepreventioninternetguide/generalprevention.aspx
    This site includes step by step instructions on how to conduct a program evaluation.

  4. Other Tools/Resources

    National Safe Communities
    http://www.nhtsa.gov/
    Safe Communities is a network of agencies attempting to implement a safe national transportation system. Community start-up kits, materials, and tool boxes are available from the website.

    Delaware Stop Aggressive Driving Campaign
    http://ohs.delaware.gov/services/Aggdrive05.shtml
    This site describes the state of Delaware’s campaign against aggressive driving. Fliers, radio ads, and press releases are some of the materials for the campaign that is available on the site.

    Impaired Driving Tool Kit
    http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/alcohol/IDPToolKit/IDPToolkit.pdf
                                
    Tool kit for planning a community campaign to prevent impaired driving.


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