Projects developed by the Road Safety Education Center, Programmes, Workshop, Conferences, Meetings, Activities
Here we have the activities and outstandings projects developed by the Center of Education in Road Safety on the current course 2015/16.
Beginning of the School Year
New Bus of the Center of Education on Road Safety
Traffic regulators at school
XIV Motorbikers Conferences and V Coexistence with Bicycles.
Road Safety Education by MAPFRE
IV Intergenerational Conferences in Road Safety
Worldwide Commemoration day of Victims in Traffic Accidents
IV Municipal Conferences on Bicycle Education
On 21 September, started the educational activities in the Center of Education on Road Safety of the Area of Citizen´s Protection and Mobility.One more year, the main target of the City Council is to form and educate to make displacements and coexistence in urban space of Granada safer, Healthier for the city and grenadians, and also to favour Coexistence and Respect between the different means of transport and ages.
It will be encouraged the use of any public transport, bicycle or motorbike and walking, in preference on urban displacements of any town.
Joined the school Santo Tomás de Villanueva (Agustinos) with the Second Year of E.S.O., age considered priority for the proper introduction in displacements on two - wheeled vehicles, and encouragement of the autonomy when using public transport and displacements on foot in the school route.
New: An specific urban bus is designed to encourage Educational Road Safety as tool to improve safety and more quality of coexistence in our city.
It is offered to every educational center the possibility of take its students in a public urban transport as educational measure to advertise of the benefits and adventages of the use of this mean of transport in their city.
This course has designed a bus specially intended to Educational Road Safety and marked with the slogan of the campaign.
The project was iniciated on October.
List of schools:
The Center of Education in Road Safety of the Area of Citizen´s Protection and Mobility organise the XIV Motorbike Conferences and V Coexistence with bicycles, presided by María Francés and aimed to young motorbikers of our city.
These conferences, theorical - practical, will be organised on 20, 21 and 22 October 2015 in the facilities of the Municipal Center of Road Safety and will be teached by two prestigious motorbike associations of our city: Asociación Mutua Motera y Vespacito.
Schools attendant are:
The number of groups to be teached in these three days is 13, a sum of 325 young people.
The MAPFRE Caravan of Road Safety will be installed in the terrace of Palacio de Congresos from 17 to 20 November 2015.
The Caravan of Educational Road Safety of FUNDACIÓN MAPFRE is an educational activity focused to children between 8 and 12 years old that affect in all society, because it pretend to set the basis to educate more safer , responsible and respectful citizens. check more info at www.fundacionmapfre.org.
Students and schools joining in morning schedule:
Schools: 17, incluiding a center with students with special educational necessities .
Afternoons are open to all granadians.
Watch more info about this project.
On 12 November 2015 they were celebrated the IV Intergenerational Conferences of Elderly and Young People in Road Safety.
These Conferences are organised by the City Council of Granada through the Educational Center in Road Safety of the Mobility Area, Spanish Red Cross and the Official School of Psychology.
The opening of these conferences was run by the Council of Citizen´s Protection and Mobility of the City Council of Granada, Maria Francés, the Vice President of Red Cross ,Sergio Díaz and the Vice Dean of the Official School of Psychology Manuel Vilchez.
This workshops were teached by the Educational Center in Local Road Safety. Contents dealed about risks that every age involve in road accidents and that they depend on their psycho - physical abilities and stile of life of each age, but above all can be prevent with an adequate information and training in it, aim of these Conferences.
This workshop, shows how to compensate certain risks in each group focused on PREVENTION of these accidents. There have been used projections aimed to both groups with a following dialog between them to give one each other advice in a very friendly way between elderly and young people..
They have been given instructional material specially designed for both collectives: notebooks about the effect of drugs in driving for young people and notebook with advices for elderly about how to compensate their impairments in Road Safety in their displacements as pedestrians, travellers and drivers.
On sunday 15 November 2015 took place a ceremony at Fuente de las Batallas in Granada for the Worldwide Commemoration day of Victims in Traffic Accidents.
The Worldwide Commemoration day of Victims in Traffic Accidents was celebrated for the first time in 1993 in United Kingdom. Since then, a large number of countries, under the coordination of NGO´s, commemorate this day.
On 26 october 2005, UN Organization assumed a resolution to call the goverments to assign the third sunday of november of every year to celebrate this commemoration.
The celebration of this day, gives the opportunity to arise conciousness in society about the consequences for persons and broken families that traffic accidents causes, the economic cost that arrange,and the necessity of goverments and society of investing in PREVENTION, because more than the 90% of them are due to human errors: speed, alcohol or drugs and distractions mainly.
Don´t forget that, every year 1,25 million people die in traffic accidents, that makes traffic accidents the eighth worldwide cause of death, but the first in young people, as the last report of the World Health Organization reveals.
The City Council of Granada, through María Francés as Council of Citizen´s Protection and Mobility, and a large group of technicians, one more year, have attended this emotional commemoration, organised by STOP Accidents and the Provincial Traffic Headquarters and the motorbike association Vespacito, that read a manifesto to support this battle to improve this pandemic social that traffic accidents means.
Relatives of the victims attend this ceremony, who light a candle for each victim and write their name in a balloon, as a symbolic way to pay tribute and keep ALIVE their memory, demanding the social fight so this accidents to become less.
This ceremony ends with a guitar play, made specially by a non mortal victim for this act and also a trumpet player with the score "El Silencio", releasing balloons and a flower delivery between relatives and friends .
On friday 4 March 2016 were officialy inaugurated the IV Municipal Conferences on Bicycle Education, organised by the Educational Center on Road Safety and teached by Granada al Pedal and municipal technicians.
Independently of the bicyle lanes existing in some areas of the city, and because of the structure of the city of Granada as an historical city, it has been made a great work to peace the streets (speed 30km, 20km, 10km and pedestrians), to ease COEXISTENCE between different means of transport, encouraging those more EFFICIENT for the city: bus bikes and pedestrians.
As Novelties in this Edition, are:
Schoolchilds of all Educational Centers of Granada that apply for it, from 6th degree of Primary Education and hereinafter (preferably from E.S.O.). Also to its teachers and relatives in some ocassions.
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