Home Page

Trucks and Child Safety November 2014

Vital road safety messages were brought to life for pupils at Stoke Primary School, Coventry on 19th November 2014 with the arrival of a DAF solid body truck.

 

The vehicle was reversed onto the school car park to help deliver the Trucks and Child Safety (TACS) programme - an award winning, national road safety scheme run by the DHL UK Foundation.

 

During the session youngsters learned about road safety and the dangers posed by trucks including:

  • What the driver can or can’t see in the mirrors.
  • Truck dimensions.
  • How loud the engine is.
  • What and where the vehicle’s blind spots are.
  • How difficult it is for a driver inside the cab to hear a child.
  • To stay well back, particularly when a vehicle is turning left at a junction.
  • How to stay safe around the vehicle and where to stand on the pavement
  • What a child should do if their football rolls under a truck.
Picture 1
Picture 2
Picture 3
Picture 4
Picture 5
Picture 6
Picture 7
Picture 8
Picture 9
Picture 10
Picture 11
Picture 12

Top