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Country roads

Driving safely on country roads.

For secondary school levels:

  • S4
  • S5
  • S6

Prepare for the unexpected

When driving on country roads, it’s important that you’re always prepared for the unexpected to happen. Cow, tractor, or ice on the road – you never know what’s round the corner.

Did you know:

  • Country roads account for over half of all fatalities on Scotland’s roads.
  • In 2016, 789 people were killed or seriously injured on country roads – and two thirds of them were men.
  • Half of all drivers killed or seriously injured on country roads are aged 22-49.
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