Rural roadway safety videos

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Farm Safety For Just Kids got some help from the Audubon (Iowa) FFA chapter earlier this month. These high school students reviewed four different rural roadway safety demonstrations, and let us film them presenting the various topics. The videos were uploaded to YouTube and are a part of the new rural roadway safety packet of resources expected to be available later this year.

The presentations included:
1. Size matters: The difference between a farm implement and a passenger vehicle in an accident
2. Seat belt safety: The dangers of not buckling up
3. Road surfaces: Various rural roadways impacted by the weather cause different driving conditions
4. Attitude impacts behavior: Watch as 8th graders participate in an attitude continuum about road safety statements

The short videos are perfect to show in class or at a farm safety event. Teachers can also use the videos to get demonstration ideas for your class and lesson plans.

Look for even more rural roadway safety resources on our website later this year!

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About Farm Safety For Just Kids

Farm Safety For Just Kids is a non-profit organization devoted to promoting a safe farm environment to prevent health hazards, injuries, and fatalities to rural children and youth. We produce and distribute educational materials addressing various dangers commonly found in the rural environment. Farm Safety For Just Kids is supported by a chapter network of grassroots volunteers located throughout the United States and Canada. The organization also has part-time outreach coordinators in several states. Chapters, outreach coordinators, and volunteers conduct educational programs to raise awareness about safety and health issues affecting their communities.
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