NBN News were on hand to help celebrate a milestone on the Central Coast along with RYDA Ambassador, Peter Frazer from the SARAH Group, Assistant Commissioner, John Hartley, Council Mayors and other long time RYDA supporters.Read More >>
As the Central Coast prepares to celebrate the 20,000th local student to attend RYDA, special guests, Assistant Commissioner, John Hartley and RSE Ambassador, Peter Frazer from the SARAH group talk to ABC radio about the importance of road safety education for our young drivers and their passengers.Read More >>
Cheltenham Girls High School students should be cautious drivers once they gain their licenses after some sobering experiences at the RYDA road safety education program.Read More >>
Despite a decrease in the youth toll, a road safety programme hopes to prevent more young people from giving themselves “life sentences” if they cause a car crash.Read More >>
The Channel 9 news crews joined us for our first 2016 RYDA program in Brisbane.Read More >>
The MAIL last week featured youth road deaths as its ‘Issue of the Year’, highlighting the horror year endured within the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley (Victoria) communities. In response to this story, Road Safety Education (RSE), a national non-profit organisation committed to education youth, south to offer further support.Read More >>
A programme to change the way young people behave on the road is being boosted with funding to extend it to east Auckland schools.
Road Safety Education offers a one-day programme called RYDA for senior high school students. It aims to change their thinking as drivers and passengers.Read More >>
RYDA had cause for a double celebration at this year’s RYDA program – we welcomed our 15,000th student to the program after 10 years of operation in the area but the really big news is that over that same period, the number of young people killed on Australian roads has reduced by 47%. WIN News were there to capture the day.Read More >>
Road Safety Education has been running the RYDA program for Illawarra high school students for the last decade.
In that time, more than 15,000 Illawarra students have seen for themselves how long it takes to stop a car going 40km/h, 60km/h and 80km/h, the importance of leaving a gap between you and the car in front and other things designed to give them knowledge that could save their lives.Read More >>
THE road is at times a lethal place to be. About 2000 Northern Tasmanian year 10 students will participate in RYDA program in the next two weeks.Read More >>
For the past three years the RYDA crash dummy at Victor Harbor has stood on the road as part of a driving demonstration on how far it takes to stop a car at various speeds, and each time the paper mache inside a wet suit has been splattered.Read More >>
Year 11 students from Woolgoolga High School attended the recent RYDA day to learn practical information on how to reduce the risk of motor vehicle accidents. The annual event was developed by Road Safety Education Ltd and coordinated by the Woolgoolga Rotary Club.Read More >>
Work is complete on a new road within Tocal College that’s vital for young driver education – an issue close to principal Cameron Archer’s heart. The campus has in recent years hosted the RYDA program, which Dr Archer has been eager to support for personal reasons. The college has lost two students to road trauma during his time. “These incidents happened 20 years ago but you never forget,” he said. “It’s part and parcel of why we did this and I still worry about students on country roads.”Read More >>
RSE’s Director of Programs, Greg Rappo was a guest on Melbourne radio station 3AW’s Drive program with host Nick McCallum. The station had a 20 minute segment on road safety following the recent tragic death of an 18 year old driver and his two 17 year old friends – a fourth person involved in the crash in an outer Melbourne suburb was seriously injured. With a radio audience of over 377,000 people, Greg was given the opportunity to discuss the importance of the RYDA road safety education program and to recognise support provided by our sponsors BOC and Toyota and community partner Rotary.Read More >>
Maitland lost a beautiful soul, one that had only begun to find its song, when a poor choice took Shannen Riggien from her family. The year 12 student at Maitland All Saints College, St Mary’s Campus, was out with friends at East Maitland in January when she fell from the roof of a car. “If I could use this event to stop this happening to someone else that’s good,” her brother James said. “It could possibly save someone else’s life.”
The school will soon embark on the RYDA road safety program with the help of Rutherford Telarah Rotary that will bring back painful memories for James, who is in year 11 at St Mary’s.Read More >>
AFTER a horrific car crash claimed the lives of three young students in Toowoomba in 2009, Rotarian Phil Chapman felt there had to be something the community could do to keep young people safer on the roads. He knew he couldn’t prevent all crashes – but did want to improve the odds for students. So the Rotary Youth Driver Awareness Program was brought to the Darling Downs.Read More >>
Glenn Ridge talks to RSE’s Program Venue Coordinator about the #payitfoward campaign for Road Safety Week.Read More >>
IT’S not often that someone dies three times and lives to tell their story to rooms full of teenagers with the hope of keeping them safe. 57-year-old John Perry from Bega has the aura of someone who is wise beyond their years.Read More >>
Around 300 year 12 students from Timaru Boys’ High School, Mountainview High School, Opihi College and Waimate High School have been attending the Rotary Youth Driver Awareness (RYDA) course held at Timaru International Motor Raceway over the last three days.Read More >>
LOGAN’S youngest drivers have been given a helping hand in developing essential skills for life at Logan Metro Indoor Sports Centre.
Logan Road Safety Advisory Committee Chairperson and Deputy Mayor, Councillor Russell Lutton, said he was proud council could provide such a great facility for the program, which is supported by local Rotary clubs.Read More >>
We are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Bridgestone, the tyre industry market leader, renowned for producing quality products and being at the forefront of technology and innovation.
Bridgestone join our other valued corporate partners, BOC, Toyota, Bosch and New Zealand Steel to help RSE in our mission to provide evidence-based road safety education that supports the development of a road safety culture, contributing to a reduction in road trauma.Read More >>
Schools out!! The hard work is done. Christmas is drawing near and long holidays are on the agenda. Trips to the beach, parties… happy times lay ahead – as do dangerous times, especially for teenage drivers, eager to experience their new independence behind the wheel.
As we watch heartbreaking stories of young people losing their precious lives, hoping it never involves our own families…. Australia’s leading youth road safety educator, Road Safety Education Limited warns that now is the time for young drivers and their parents to follow some golden rules.Read More >>
A split second decision behind the wheel took the life of 18 year old Genevieve Matarazzo and a close friend, causing a lifetime of grief for those left behind. The tragic loss of these two young lives is told in the “Remembering Genevieve” video shown to students attending the RYDA road safety education program and provides a powerful lesson to help students make smart decisions on how to stay safe as a novice driver or passenger.Read More >>
As the leading road safety educator in Australia and NZ, RSE Limited will have two good reasons to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its award-winning program, RYDA, in the Illawarra on 21 October 2015.
RYDA will officially welcome its 15,000th high school student, as part of the one day program being run for all local schools at the Croome Road Sporting Complex, Albion Park, from 13 October to 5 November 2015. The really good news though comes with the release of the national road trauma statistics – and there is much to be celebrated!Read More >>
Bosch and Road Safety Education Limited (RSE) have announced a new partnership which will see the two organisations develop and implement strategies to achieve increased awareness of road safety programs amongst high school students.Read More >>
The tragic impact on family and friends of a young person killed in a road crash was highlighted to over 150 local high school students who recently attended the RYDA road safety education program. Experiencing the story of 18 year old Genevieve being killed in a road crash may have caused a few tears but the message was clear that our novice drivers and their passengers need to take greater responsibility before they face the challenges of driving solo or being the passenger of a novice driver.Read More >>
This Bulletin is the second in a series to update our Community Partner Rotary, schools, sponsors, government agencies and other stakeholders on the new RYDA Program 3.0 due for release in early 2015.
Bulletin 2 outlines the exciting developments in the RYDA Program.Read More >>
This Bulletin is the first in a series to update our Community Partner Rotary, schools, sponsors, government agencies and other stakeholders on the new RYDA Program 3.0 due for release in early 2015.
RYDA has come a long way since it started nearly 14 years ago. The latest review and update aims to produce the best-researched and most effective road safety education program for senior secondary school students.Read More >>
Former New South Wales parliamentary liberal leader, Kerry Chikarovski, has been appointed Chair of Road Safety Education Limited (RSE). Since retiring from politics in 2003, Ms Chikarovski has successfully carved out a career in government relations and is a highly sought after media commentator, keynote speaker, MC, charity ambassador and board director. Her appointment follows the retirement from this position of Geoffrey McIntyre, AM.Read More >>
NSW government figures show that between 2008 and 2012 alone, 523 17 to 20 year old drivers holding P plates in the Blacktown Local Government Area died or were casualties in car crashes. 523 young lives destroyed in a moment. 523 families devastated forever.Read More >>
Over 150 senior high school students will be attending a potentially lifesaving road safety education program to be conducted next week. The RYDA road safety education program is a community based initiative that is coordinated through local Rotary Clubs to help make our roads a safer place.Read More >>
Technology which applies the brakes in slow-moving traffic if the driver isn’t paying attention — and miss a fender bender by mere centimetres — is now so reliable one of Australia’s biggest insurers will offer a discount of between 10 and 15 per cent on their policies.Read More >>
An article by Mary Chamberlain, a New Zealand road safety education consultant, on alternatives to using fear tactics with senior secondary students using road safety as an authentic context to apply curriculum learning.Read More >>