The fourth episode in the series is on speed. Speeding and speed limits are a top road safety issue that’s being talked about a lot these days, with several jurisdictions moving to either increase or decrease their speed limits. With the concerning number of cases of extreme speeding we see in the media, it’s a topic that’s on everyone’s mind. In this episode, we discuss setting speed limits and also the effects of speed when it comes to crashes. We also examine ways to positively influence the behaviour of drivers to make safer choices on the road.
TIRF educational resources & programs featured at the end of each episode are accessible here: tirf.ca/about-tirf/#TIRFERP
Cst. Stephen Pannekoek
Traffic Section, Community Service Division
Victoria Police Department
TIRF’s #MySafeRoadHome blog: Is faster really better when it comes to driving?
TIRF’s #MySafeRoadHome blog: Raise your hand if you’re a safe driver
TIRF fact sheet, Get There. Safely. The Role of Speeding in Road Crashes.
TIRF mirror hanger, Get There. Safely. Speed & Risk
Our #MyDrivingMatters 2.0 vodcast series is sponsored by Labatt with co-hosts, Robyn Robertson, TIRF President & CEO, Karen Bowman, TIRF Director, Communications & Programs, and her daughter, Kylee Bowman, a young driver. Episodes in the series are structured to be conversational, engaging, and relatable to Canadians from diverse backgrounds and across all ages. Each episode features at least one guest expert sharing their knowledge and experience on several road safety topics including social norms, alcohol & cannabis, distraction, speed, sharing the road and workplace safety policies. Links to the resources mentioned in each episode are available under Resources.
Vodcast thumbnail design & host caricatures by Kylee Bowman MildlyMadGraphics.com
Vodcast post-production by Diane Akam, dnafilms http://dnafilms.ca
TIRF co-hosts makeup by Erica Harris www.ericaharris.ca