Speak Up To Slow Down - Saving Teenage Lives

EDUCATIONAL DRIVER & PASSENGER SAFETY LESSONS

THE CREATION OF THESE LESSONS AND FORENSIC CRASH ANIMATIONS WILL SHOW TEENS THE DANGER OF:

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Speed, Distance and Drifting with an emphasis on distracted drivers and texting and driving

In just 3 seconds, a vehicle going 65 mph will travel 95 feet per second, or the length of a football field.

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Speed Around Curves

Why speed forces vehicles over center-lines or onto shoulders.

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Speed and Cresting Hills

Drivers can't see what's over the hill, and tires lose contact with the road.

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Speed and Hydroplaning plus Winter Driving with an emphasis on black ice

Why speed on wet pavement, snow and disguised ice causes tires to lose contact with the pavement.

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Impaired Drivers

Why alcohol and drugs affect judgment and reaction time.

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Speed and Tailgating

Showing drivers and passengers that if you can’t see it, you can’t react to it.

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Speed and a Front Tire Blowout

Why a vehicle immediately darts toward a blown tire.

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Speed and Darting from Lane to Lane

Why aggressive drivers cause multiple crashes leading to numerous victims.

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Speed and Reacting to the Unexpected

Why speed and quick movement of a steering wheel causes over-correction and rollover crashes.

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Wearing Seat Belts

Why a person propels at the same speed a vehicle is traveling upon impact.