Have you heard about the BRAKE program for shcools? The BRAKE Driver Awareness Program was created to establish effective driving preparation for young drivers. It's about making it easier for them to understand their own limits when they start driving. The acronym behind the name breaks down to:
Because knowledge is the key for changing behaviour, the BRAKE program is delivered by accredited BRAKE trainers who have proven their teaching ability.
Some of the key issues that the program aims to address are:
BRAKE is sponsored by the community and is provided free of charge to schools. With the communities support BRAKE is able to provide a fundamental road safety message to schools, students and their parents.
There are currently 120 schools participating in the project providing support for over 50,000 students. If BRAKE is not currently available within your area you can contact the program organisers via the following link: http://www.brake.org.au/AboutUs/ContactUs.aspx. Speak with your teacher, school or parents if you think BRAKE can benefit your community!