Lesson 3: Emergency stop

This pack contains everything you need for lesson plan 3.

Resource details:

Key stage
13 to 16
Resource type
Lesson plan, Slides
Resource format
Activity Pack, PDF, Powerpoint
Teaching length
21-30 minutes
Type of activity
Group work, Individual, Practical, Whole class


Students will confront assumptions about road safety and the impact of distractions on reaction times.

Students will reflect on their own behaviours and how distractions could negatively impact their own personal safety.

This is lesson plan 3.

Learning Objectives

  1. I know the consequences of drugs and alcohol use in relation to driving.
  2. I know my responsibilities as a pedestrian, a passenger and a driver.
  3. I know about issues affecting young drivers such as peer pressure, speed, seat belts, inexperience and overconfidence.
  4. I know how to travel safely when I am on my own and understand the benefits of sustainable travel.

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