European Road Safety Charter
Good Practice

Good practice submission

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Good practice submission

Please describe the main road safety challenges/problems you have addressed or are addressing. 
According to the results of a survey (2011) of traffic patterns and attitudes towards traffic in young age, more than the 25% of the students were in dangerous situation, 25% of them experienced traffic accident, and the 25% of the parents were participants in at least one traffic accident. Most of the youngsters think that it is acceptable to break the traffic rules, and it is so often based on the model of their peers and their parents. Life on the Road Programme is part of the National Road Safety Program, it broadens the uniform approach of traffic education and driver training with continous further training for adults on the field of road safety. In this way the road users become well prepared participants of traffic through life-long learning after collective and uniform awareness raising.
What are your objectives? 
Increase the number of children attained by road safety education.
Application of the principle of trust built up in preparation for traffic.
Strengthen parental responsibility

Project activities

List the actions you carried/are carrying out 
Tuesday, 12 April, 2011
Name of action 

- Residential events for road safety, road safety practical acitivities on different events, implementation of KRESZ (Hungarian traffic laws) parks (some example): Life on Road Family Day, Road Safety Family Day, Children’s Day in the City-park, PlayKid Children’s Day, “The Transport Culture Day” - Surveys: for example on the VOLT festival in the city of Sopron 02.07.2014.- Education plan and teaching materials to pedestrian license- Creation of “Safe Kindergarten” network for kindergartens excellent in education for road safety- Coloring books for kindergartens, drama performances, puppet shows, "at every turn"  puppet traffic competition- Transport information booklet for kindergarten starting children's parents- Initial of academic year campaign in every year- Drawing and traffic competitions -“Superbike” program- Events in universities and colleges.- Voting and competitions on internet- Hand-out  of road safety- Advertisements, press releases, publications in journals (for example in Road Safety Journal)- Posters, public service advertising campaign-TV series (Domonkos, the smartphone – on MTV; MiniKRESZ – on Minimax), online communication 


What has been the effect of the activities? 
A monitoring system were elaborated: questionnaire shooting among students, broken down by age group. It measures their road safety knowledge and their attitudes towards road safety. This way we can measure the improvement on these fields, as the program is aiming mainly this age group.The effectiveness of the program also can be evaluated through examinating the changes in the number of accidents, mainly involved in children, and the changes of the use of seat belt and child safety devices, as these are the main objectives of the program. The activities of the program covering the whole country.
How many people did you reach/have you reached? 
Please list the indicators you use to measure success 
Road safety knowledge and their attitudes towards road safety
Number of accidents
Changes of the use of seat belt and child safety devices
Please describe the evaluation tools you use (i.e. surveys, interviews, focus groups, etc.) 
Questionnaires, statistical data

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