You and the Road
This presentation can be described as a review for mature drivers/pedestrians and a reminder of the mortality of everyone.
Our presentation is approximately one hour in length, done via a power point with videos and including a question and answer period (group and private).
This module encompasses the following:
- Use of Seat Belts
- Insurance and the need for it
- Should I keep my vehicle (cost)
- AND IF YOU DECIDE TO SELL—make sure that you apply for and get an experience letter from your insurance office.
- Parking Lots and the art of Parking
- Rules of the Road (Ontario Highway Traffic Act)
- Left Turns
- Amber and Red Lights
- Cross Walks
- H. O. V. What is it and what are the guidelines for their use.
- Centre Turn Lane (or the suicide lane). How to use it correctly
- Advance Green, Arrow or Flashing
- Vehicle and Pedestrians
- Walking on left side of road
- Correct use of the cross walk
- “J” walking
- Intersections and the “stale” light
- Countdown signals
- Pedestrians being alert all the time
- Reaction Time, What is it?
- Slow Driving
- Taking the “B” roads
- Scooters and Wheel Chairs
It should also be noted that this program changes continually to reflect the needs of the community it serves.
Note: Statistics above were taken from the following:
Alberta Traffic Collision Statistics 2005, Transport Canada, Canadian Council of Motor Transportation Administrators, Alberta Centre for Injury Control and Research