Alive At 25

Submitted by ub on Mon, 07/09/2012 - 11:33

National Safety Council Master Trainer Darryl Gaines would like to bring to City Island for Free. He needs a location to provide these free the courses.

While drivers 24 and younger account for only 13% of all licensed drivers, they cause 27% of all motor vehicle collisions and 21% of all fatal motor vehicle crashes.
* Keep another teen from becoming a statistic. Encourage them to take the Alive at 25

Defensive Driving Course from the National Safety Council.
Since 1995, more than 1,000,000 young adults have learned life-saving defensive driving skills from Alive at 25 training. It addresses the number one cause of death for drivers ages 15 to 24 — motor vehicle crashes — and has been adopted by many states and courts for graduated licensing and traffic violator programs. The third edition shows young drivers how to take greater responsibility for their driving behavior. A compelling video challenges participants to imagine life without them.
What young adults will learn
• Why drivers ages 15 to 24 often underestimate risks
• The effects of inexperience, peer pressure and such distractions as cell phones,
text messaging, MP3 players and GPS units
• The dangers of “kneeing” — or driving with your knees
• State and local driving laws
• Communication skills for assertiveness and being a young leader • Responsibility of passengers
Course description
Alive at 25 is a highly-effective four-hour course that serves as an excellent complement to standard driver education programs — and is also ideal for young drivers who
incur traffic violations. Through interactive media segments, workbook exercises, class discussions and role playing, young drivers develop convictions and strategies that will keep them safe on the road.

Course benefits
The third edition has a strong focus on good decision-making skills. Skill practice
and on-the-spot defensive driving techniques help change bravado into confidence.
In addition to language that resonates with young adults, there’s also emphasis on classroom participation. Teens are encouraged to join in non-threatening, non-judgmental discussions — exploring how changing driving behavior makes personal, legal and financial sense.

Help save lives and equip young adults to drive more defensively Most effective when class is limited to 20 participants
DVD/VHS, in English and Spanish
Alive at 25 has been adopted by more states, high schools and courts for graduated licensing and traffic violator programs than any other driver training program for young adults.

Session 1: Are You a Potential Statistic?

Course Length
65 minutes
• Get acquainted with other participants.
• Use the video, Driver Statistics, to introduce collision and fatality statistics for this age group.
• Examine why young drivers have such high violation rates and how driving behaviors and attitudes contribute.
• Discuss how peer pressure, distractions, inexperience and underestimating risks can cause unique driving hazards.

Session 2: Recognize the Hazard

Course Length
65 minutes
• Identify two types of driving hazards.
• Show the Seven Deadly Drives video, which explores seven hazards drivers most often create.
• Explain three driving hazards participants don’t cause, and guide them in still making wise decisions in these situations.
• Ask participants to identity the hazards they see in the video, Recognize the Hazards.

Session 3: Understand the Defense

Course Length
60 minutes
• Discuss the issue of control.
• Introduce situations in which young drivers appear to have no control.
• Explain how participants can take control in these situations.
• Show Two Friends, a video that emphasizes the consequences of poor driving choices.

Session 4: Act Correctly, In Time

Course Length
50 minutes
• Discuss “Taking Positive Action.”
• View Improv Jam, a video that shows young people making positive driving decisions.
• Practice making positive driving decisions through role-playing.
• Use the Don’t Drive Stupid video to foster a commitment to change driving behavior.
NSC Defensive Driving Course Quality Statement
The National Safety Council is committed to providing effective, relevant, up-to-date driver improvement programs that help today’s motorists drive safely, courteously and defensively. The goal of the program is to prevent traffic collisions/violations and to reduce fatalities, injuries and costs to society.

He's is also willing to give a Presentation for review.

Interested organizations should contact City Island Images