Review of the ACT Road Ready and Road Ready Plus Novice Driver Road Safety Education Course Material

Lennon, Alexia, Bates, Lyndel, Rowden, Pete, Haworth, Narelle, Williamson, Amy, Kiata-Holland, Liz, & Murray, Clare (2014) Review of the ACT Road Ready and Road Ready Plus Novice Driver Road Safety Education Course Material.

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This report documents research that was commissioned in order to review the materials used in the Road Ready program for relevancy and acceptability to the target audiences as part of the implementation of the ACT Road Safety Strategy Action Plan.

Relevant literature on young driver crash risk and best practice principles in driver education was reviewed as a first step (Section 2). The evidence for effectiveness of driver education programs in Australia was summarised (Section 3) and a separate review of the use of incentives in relation to driver education was performed. The brief called for an expert review of the materials and delivery design for both the Road Ready and Road Ready Plus programs. This is reported in Section 5, along with the overall recommendations for program improvement. More specific comments on individual modules in the Road Ready program are listed at the end of Section 5. Lastly, feedback from stakeholders, specifically the facilitators and teachers of the programs, as well as former students who have completed the Road Ready program, was sought. Interviews and surveys were conducted with these groups. Summaries of the methods and findings are contained in Section 6.

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ID Code: 78596
Item Type: Report
Refereed: No
Keywords: novice drivers, driver education
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Deposited On: 11 Nov 2014 23:17
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2014 03:17

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