Driving Safety

Driving Stupid (2012)

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This program dramatizes that most teens overestimate their driving skills and underestimate the risks involved in texting while driving, driving drowsy and driving under the influence. True to life stories accentuate these very real dangers. A young woman describes how a driver who was texting caused a crash that killed her parents and left her with severe injuries.

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Middle
High
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00:21
Driving Stupid

DUI, Deranged or...? (2007)

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One of the most compelling programs in ALERT’s library, this programs features live footage of an actual traffic stop in Florida. Officers stop a suspect assuming that he is driving while intoxicated, as the officers conduct a field sobriety test, the suspect falls and convulses into a seizure, the officers quickly realize that they are not dealing with a DWI case but a diabetic seizure.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:25
DUI, Deranged or...?

Danger Behind the Wheel: The Facts About Distracted Driving

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This powerful program emphasizes the dangers of driving distractions—applying makeup, eating, changing radio channels but most of all, talking or texting via cell phone while driving. Viewers hear from ordinary people whose lives have been forever changed because of distracted driving.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:26
Danger Behind the Wheel: The Facts About Distracted Driving

Bike Safety with Bill Nye the Science Guy (1993)

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Take a ride with Bill Nye and learn about the fascinating world of bicycle safety. From hand signals and rules of the road, to valuable tips from professional cyclists.

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Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:16
Bike Safety with Bill Nye the Science Guy

Speed Kills: Preventing Teen Driving Fatalities

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To the inexperienced driver, speeding and thoughtlessness are potentially as dangerous as drinking and driving. Every year, thousands of teens die in traffic accidents—often as a result of the teenage driver’s excessive speed, lack of experience or inattention.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:16
Speed Kills: Preventing Teen Driving Fatalities

Drugged Driving: The Road to Disaster (2009)

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Intoxicated teen drivers are responsible for 18% of motor vehicle deaths each year. Alcohol abuse is a major factor, but teen drivers' abuse of over-the-counter drugs, prescription drugs and marijuana is rising at an alarming rate. Teens are driving impaired and putting their lives and the lives of others at grave risk.

Grade Level: 
Middle
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0:26
Drugged Driving: The Road to Disaster