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VIDEO - Distracted Driving

VideoThis video is part of an advertising campaign by the Transport Accident Commission in Australia. It shows graphically the possible consequences of being distracted by mobile phone use while driving.

VIDEO - Top 12 Tips for Defensive Driving

VideoMeet Nia, who presents her top 12 tips for defensive driving. The video runs for 4 minutes and 29 seconds and was funded by the US insurance firm Allstate as part of their Vehicle Vibes series.

VIDEO - 1959 Bel Air vs 2009 Malibu

VideoAs part of the celebration of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's 50th anniversary, they conducted an offset frontal crash test between a 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air and a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu. The driver of the Bel Air would not have survived the crash, but the driver of the Malibu would likely only have sustained minor injuries.

VIDEO - 1936 Vintage Automobile Safety Film

Video IconThis vintage driver training film from Chevrolet compares safe driving to flying in military formation and encourages drivers to get "the airplane view" of what is going on around them in traffic. It is interesting to see the driving practices in the film that are not commented on and would never be accepted as proper driving behaviour today.

VIDEO - Bugs (The Norwegian Motorcycle Union)

VideoWe are small, but we are not bugs! is a video produced by the Norwegian Motorcycle Union. It highlights the fact that 8 out of 10 collisions occur when the driver of the other vehicle involved failed to see the motorcycle.

VIDEO - Impaired Driving Physical Testing

Think LogoThis short video examines physical tests that police may use at the roadside in the UK to detect a drug impaired driver. They are equally applicable here in Canada as part of an examination by a Drug Recognition Expert, especially since recent amendments to the Criminal Code require that the driver participate in them.

VIDEO - What Happens When You Don't Wear a Seatbelt

Video This video contains scenes of a graphic nature. A disturbing new ad campaign has started to encourage people to wear their seat belts. The Government commercial shows graphic images of the fatal damage car crashes can cause to internal organs in a bid to persuade people to belt up.

VIDEO - The No Zone

VideoThis video is an excellent illustration of the "No Zone," an area around a heavy commercial truck where the driver has difficulty seeing small vehicles. All drivers should view this video as it will change their attitude about sharing the road for good. If you do find yourself in the "No Zone," never spend any longer there than you have to.

VIDEO - Take Longer to Look for Bikes

VideoEven at the best of times, motorcycles may be hard to see in traffic. This video is an excellent example of a driver who looks but fails to see a motorcycle approaching an intersection.

VIDEO - How to Adjust Your Mirrors

VideoThis two minute video shows how to properly adjust your vehicle's mirrors. It focuses on how to adjust your side view mirrors to see into the blind spots on either side, helping you to avoid lane change collisions.

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