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The Physics of Speed Unit (Optional)

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Lesson Objectives

The main objective of this lesson is to improve your awareness of transportation safety and the statistics associated with transportation accidents and fatalities. Upon completion of the unit you will have a better understanding of the actual cost of unsafe driving in terms of lives lost and dollars spent.

Students will learn about traffic fatalities, the TZD partnership and efforts to reduce fatalities. Students will prove their mastery of the subject matter through an online test and/or a presentation. The lesson can take 2–5 class periods to complete.

Photo of a wrecked vehicle.

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