Crash Magnets

S5

S4

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This short film features some of Scotland’s emergency services and their experiences of responding to road incidents.

Class activity: Use these questions as discussion points or thought starters in pairs or in a group.

  • Some people say that they’re always in control of their car – even when they’re driving fast. What do you think?
  • What kind of people are suited to work in the emergency services?
  • What do you think it’s like leaving the scene of an accident?
  • ‘Joyrider’ – What is the irony in that term?
  • Who is to blame in a crash?
  • Why do some people not wear their seatbelts?
  • Why do some cyclists not wear a helmet?
  • What a driver should do if he/she is tired?
Emergency responders