Favorite Videos

Over the years, I’ve come across many incredible videos depicting superior driving technique, top-notch traffic safety advertising campaigns from around the world, and other stuff—useful, fun, poignant, thought-provoking.

How to Assess Limit Points and Curves

"Always drive so you can stop safely within the distance you can see to be clear on your own side of the road” is a mantra of UK driver training that should be followed everywhere, all the time. But how do you correctly...

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Road Signs Suck

Road signs suck. What if we got rid of them all? Channeling the philosophy of Dutch traffic safety engineer Hans Monderman, the podcast 99% Invisible explains shared-space designs, which have drastically cut fatalities and injuries in...

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Dumb Ways To Die

This is not your typical safety video. Dumb Ways to Die is an Australian public service announcement campaign by Metro Trains in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to promote rail safety. It was...

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The Impossible Texting and Driving Test

More and more traffic accidents are due to texting. If we want to reduce the 1.2 million traffic victims worldwide each year, we have to act. How do you convince youngsters not to text while driving? Prove them it is a very...

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TAC Reality Cheque

Produced by the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) of Australia, Reality Cheque shows exactly how much it will cost if you decide to drive home after a few drinks—by placing the costs on an itemized receipt. This road...

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When You Get Home

What happens in the moments right after the worst comes to pass? This 2017 commercial, produced by the Dutch production company 25fps, was inspired by an actual crash on Interstate 76 in Brighton, Colorado, after an SUV carrying a family of...

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Shopkeepers: Drug Driving

In another part of the 2013 New Zealand drug driving campaign, shopkeepers talk about the drivers who come into their shops stoned. Some people think that if they’re a bit stoned, driving slower will make them safer. Trouble...

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