Government and the Public Sector can work on:
Development and implementation of
effective road safety policies.
Accountability in meeting road
safety objectives and to ensure the effective use of
Funds for road safety programs.
2. Local and Regional Governments can:
Take a leading role in coordinating
the road safety effort of all relevant agencies and community groups within their
particular administrative area. These activities
should be consistent with the National Road Safety
Plan, and coordinate activity across all relevant
agencies in that geographic area.
Ensure that planning of local
facilities and residential areas effectively takes
account of the road safety needs of the community.
Where possible, fund and implement
road safety programs and initiatives.
Ensure effective policies for the control and
enforcement of liquor laws.
3. Communities and Cultural or Ethnic Organizations can:
Provide support and leadership for
road safety campaigns and initiatives.
Demonstrate a concern for the number
of road deaths occurring and a commitment to foster
Persuade various communities to
accept a greater participatory role in road safety
Work with other organizations in
providing road safety education/publicity and other
road safety programmes
4. Media can:
Enhance community awareness and
understanding of the causal factors and real costs of
Support road safety initiatives
through responsible and objective reporting.
Influence societal changes which
lead to a reduction in unacceptable driver behavior
and poor attitudes.
5. Police and Enforcement Agencies can:
Improve road user behavior and
vehicle standards through a balance of education,
encouragement and effective enforcement strategies.
Maximize enforcement effectiveness
using proven enforcement systems and technology.
Maintain a high level of expertise
in crash/casualty reporting.
Focus on high-risk behaviors and use
casualty and crash data to identify locations and
where police enforcement could minimize such unsafe
6. Health Agencies and Professionals can:
Ensure development of effective
Advise patients on their fitness to
use the road, including the effects of prescribed
drugs and medication on road user performance.
Provide feedback from injury
assessment to improve vehicle occupant protection and
road safety policy.
Provide health promotion road safety
Liaise with other practitioners in
the road safety field to avoid duplication of effort.
7. Transport and Land-Use Planners can:
Adopt effective and safe traffic
management measures in planning transport and land-use
Pay particular attention to the
safety requirements of people with disabilities, older
people, children, pedestrians, bicycle riders and
other non -motorized road users in the planning task.
8. Road Engineers and Highway Authorities can:
Improve the safety performance of
the road network by ensuring that planning, design,
construction and maintenance places a high priority on
Apply crash reduction and crash
prevention techniques to create safer road networks
for the future.
Review and safety audit existing,
rehabilitated and new roads to eliminate unnecessary
hazardous locations and misleading/absent markings.
9. Insurance Industry can:
Assist in the development,
sponsorship and funding of crash prevention programmes.
Provide premium incentives as a
means of encouraging and rewarding safer behavior.
Provide feedback to government and
regenerative crash trends and outcomes to assist in
the further development of road safety policy.
10. Alcohol and Hospitality Entertainment Industry:
Adopt responsible standards of
alcohol serving and host responsibility programmes,
especially for young adults.
Assist patrons in monitoring alcohol
consumption, for example, through the use of
coin-operated breath testers and better labeling of
alcoholic content of beverages.
Promote the consumption of
low-alcohol beverages in preference to higher proof
Advertise and promote alcohol
11. Vehicle Manufacturers and Importers can:
Improve crashworthiness features of
vehicles including enhanced occupant protection.
Progressively introduce in-vehicle
crash avoidance technology.
Adopt an advertising code, which
promotes the safety features and safety performance of
vehicles and their responsible use.
Discontinue importation of crashed
vehicles. Such crashed vehicles must be repaired/
restored in the originating country before being
Only vehicles under five years old
to be imported and all vehicles to undergo a mandatory
vehicle roadworthiness inspection before being
permitted to use
[country name] roads.
12. Heavy Vehicle Transport Industry can:
Adopt responsible freight forwarding
and driving schedules which permit adequate rest
breaks and promote driver safety.
Prevent the abuse of alcohol and
drug stimulants and promote healthy lifestyle habits
Ensure high standards of vehicle,
mechanical safety, and load stability and security.
Enhance industry professionalism and safety through
improved fleet management.
13. Driver Training Providers can:
Require all learner vehicles to
Equip learner and novice drivers
with the necessary skills, attitudes and behavior
needed to drive safely on our roads.
Maintain and foster a high standard
of driver training, instruction and professionalism.
Promote and foster the upgrading of
driving skills amongst drivers, particularly drivers
of heavy and public service vehicles.
Establish an Association and enhance
industry professionalism by developing a Code of
Providers teaching materials, Driving Instructors
training programmes, etc., for their members.
14. Motoring Associations can:
Promote road safety amongst their
memberships by providing up-to-date and relevant
information on traffic laws, safe driver behavior and
techniques, road conditions, maintenance procedures
and vehicle safety.
Support, promote and sponsor
effective road safety initiatives and campaigns.
Provide membership feedback to
government and industry on road safety policy and new
15. Education Sector can:
Make a formal commitment to promote
effective road safety education in schools and
pre-schools so that appropriate behavior is fostered
from early age.
Develop links between schools and
other agencies, such as the MOT, NRSC and police, in
relation to road safety.
Assist in the life-long education of
16. When you see the slogan
"Don't Drink and Drive", do you take this to mean:
You shouldn't drive after you have had too much to
You shouldn't drink and drive at the same time, as the
bottle may get in the way of the steering wheel;
You should stick to drugs if you are driving.
17. If you are waiting at the lights, with a car
in front of you, and the lights turn green but the car
doesn't move, should you:
Drive repeatedly into him from behind until he gets
18.If you hoot angrily at a man in front of you who
won't go even though the lights have turned green, and
this very big man gets out of the car in front of you
and comes walking round to your driver's side looking
very angry indeed, should you:
Lock the doors and windows;
Lock the doors and windows and dial 999 on your mobile
Laugh and point at your passenger and then at the horn
and then shrug, as if to say, "My friend here leant over
and hooted at you - nothing I could do about it!";
Try and run him over?
Which of the following are current legal restrictions on
a Christmas tree being carried home on the roof of
It should not be standing upright;
It should not be rooted in earth on top of the car;
It should not have presents tied to the branches;
The lights on the tree should not be switched on.
20. If three roads lead to a roundabout, and a car
arrives at the roundabout at exactly the same time on
each of the three roads, which car has the right of way?
The one which forces its way on first;
The one which doesn't stop;
The one going fastest;
The one with the blue light on top;
The one driven by the man with road rage?
21. A small animal or bird flies or runs in front of
your car. You think you may have hit it, though you hope
not. What would you do?
Do a U-turn and go to the animal's assistance;
Drive on, but looking anxiously in the rear mirror for
that tell-tale little body lying in the road behind you
until you run into the back of a big slow lorry in front
22. If you run into unexpected flood water, should you:
Go as fast as possible;
Go as slowly as possible;
Keep to starboard;
Give way to older vehicles;
Hoist the appropriate flag.
23. Under what circumstances can a vehicle be licensed
for the performing of the marriage service inside?
If it is a chauffeur-driven limousine used for church
purposes and the car is held up on the way to the
If it is floating on flood water and you are the
If it is a circus caravan.
24. If you drive out of a motorway service area filling
station and realize just as you re-emerge on to the
motorway that you forgot to pay for the petrol, what
should you do?
Reverse back up to the filling station;
Drive like hell;
Hoist a big sign as soon as the police appear behind you
saying: "ALL RIGHT, COP, I KNOW I FORGOT TO PAY SO SHALL
I PULL OVER TO THE HARD SHOULDER AND GIVE YOU A CHEQUE,