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VIDEO - High Five for the Traffic Cop

video iconHere's an Australian motorcyclist with a sense of humour! Watch the officer on the other side of the police car, he definitely gets the joke!

VIDEOS - Safe Kids Canada on Child Restraints

video iconThis series of eight videos produced by Safe Kids Canada starts with an explanation of why your child needs a car or booster seat and ends with them using the adult seat belt. Each stage in between has it's own chapter and together they provide a good start to learn about keeping your vulnerable passengers properly protected when you transport them in a motor vehicle.

VIDEO - Julie Knew Her Killer

video iconNo one rides in my vehicle unless they are wearing their seatbelt. I've actually investigated a death in a collision like this one. The forces of the rear seat passenger coming forward were enough to tear the front passenger seat out of the floor of the vehicle in addition to causing or contributing to the death of the woman seated in it.

VIDEO - Ramona Pierson on Being Hit by an Impaired Driver

TED Talks challenge fascinating thinkers and doers to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes or less. Ramona Pierson was crossing the street when a drunk driver ran a red light and struck her in the crosswalk. She spent 18 months in a coma and then was placed in a senior citizens home to recover.

VIDEO - Whodunnit?

video iconWe all like to think that we are observant and as safe drivers, nothing should get by our eagle eyes. However, there is a feature of how our brain processes what we are seeing called situational blindness. This video from the UK is actually part of a cycling safety campaign and shows how much the scene in our visual field can change without us noticing.

VIDEO - Bloody Idiots Christmas 2011

video iconAnother great video from Austalia's TAC Victoria that is part of their anti-impaired driving campaign for Christmas 2011. Well known for not pulling any punches, these videos graphically illustrate the perils of impaired driving.

VIDEO - The Five Pillars of Road Safety

Video SymbolA short video introducing the five pillars of the Global Plan for Road Safety. These pillars are Road Safety Management, Safer Roads and Mobility, Safer Vehicles, Safer Road Users and Post Crash Response.

VIDEO - Winter Tire Demonstrations

Tiresmart TireTransport Canada, the Automobile Protection Agency (APA) and the Rubber Association of Canada (RAC), teamed up to create a series of videos that clearly demonstrate how winter tires drastically improve driver safety when compared to all season tires or a mix of winter and all season tires.

VIDEO - 120 MPH Crash Test

VideoJoin the folks at Fifth Gear as they crash a Ford Focus into a barrier at 120 mph or 193 km/h. After you take a look at the result, remember that a two vehicle head on crash at freeway speeds here in BC is somewhat the same. Two vehicles coming together at 100 KM/H each is the energy equivalent of this car striking the barrier at 200 km/h. Regardless of the circumstances, you don't want this to happen to you.

VIDEO - AAA Distracted Driving: Cell Phones

VideoIn this video, Justin McNaull, AAA Public Affairs, discusses the risks posed by using a cell phone while driving. The video covers how the use of a cell phone behind the wheel can be a dangerous distraction, as well the fact that hands-free devices are not risk-free substitutes for handheld phones. It also offers tips on avoiding this kind of distraction.

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