European Road Safety Charter
Good Practice

The road safety is a matter of education.

The road safety is a matter of education.

Initiative details

Describe the characteristics of your target audience 
These are mainly high school and lyceum students who have no prior experience in road safety information and education with special equipment such as impact, tipping and drunkenness simulators.

Organisation details

School / Research center
School: 1st EPAL KIATOUTelephone number: 2742023719e-mail: mail@1epal-kiatou.kor.sch.grCoordinator teacher: Maria BouziouMobile Telephone: 6947101508e-mail:
Please describe the main road safety challenges/problems you have addressed or are addressing. 
To inform and raise awareness amongst pupils primarily and in the field of road safety. Furthermore, to the consolidation of the causes and consequences of traffic incidents. Moreover, to contribute to the conformation of informed road users.
What are your objectives? 
The theoretical and experiential education with the use of accidents simulators of students of all levels of education in the prefecture of Korinthia. Education can also be attended by citizens. Road safety is a shared responsibility of all society.
In the hall of events and in the courtyard of our school was organized a Road Safety Seminar with the Panos Milonas Road Safety Institute on 7/5 and 8/5/2019. The students and teachers of the 1st EPAL of Kiato, 1st GEL of Kiato, 2nd GEL of Kiato and the High School of Kiato were trained. In total, 550 students were trained with their teachers. The training was a theoretical and experiential approach to simulators of overturning, drunkenness, conflict. Constructions - our pupils' works, promotional spots and informative videos created by students about road safety were presented.The action was presented to the local community. Parents, young students, driving school professionals, traffic police and citizens have been informed about road culture. The action was carried out with the support of OLYMPIA ODOS (the highway road company).Also, our school was organised and made a briefing to our students and to students of the 2nd GEL of Kiatou, on 9/4/2019. The students of the 1st EPAL also carried out blood donation by placing themselves on volunteer blood donors for the blood bank of road accidents. Information material created by the students was presented.In the same period, First Aid Seminar held on 15-4-2019 and attended by students of the 1st EPAL of Kiato and 2nd GIL Kiato by the Doctor and Nurse of our school.We were participated at the award ceremony of the Panhellenic Competition "Road Safety: Joint Responsibility" at the National Library of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Our school won the 1st Pan-Hellenic Prize in the Advertising Spot category.

Project activities

List the actions you carried/are carrying out 
Friday, 31 May, 2019
Name of action 

Road safety is a matter of education.The actions were being prepared from the beginning of the school year and the events were planned in cooperation with OLYMPIA ODO and IOAS Panos Mylonas.


What has been the effect of the activities? 
With the invitation and participation to our action, the residents of our region, institutions, municipality, police, traffic police, professionals, parents with their families, colleagues, the whole society.
How have you shared information about your project and its results? 
With media posts.<br>With events at school.<br>By participating in competitions.
How many people did you reach/have you reached? 
Who carried/carries out the evaluation activities? 
Internal evaluation
When did/will you carry out the evaluation? 
Before and after the intervention
How many groups did you evaluate/have you evaluated? 
Number of interventions groups 
Number of control groups 
Please list the indicators you use to measure success 
Τhe quality of the action.
Students' habits as passengers on two-wheelers, cars, etc.
Please describe the evaluation tools you use (i.e. surveys, interviews, focus groups, etc.) 
A questionnaire was created from a team of teachers and students, that was shared on a sample of the students who were trained before and after their theoretical and experiential education.