Road safety: drivers

Challenge reference: 1378

Notional learning hours  10
Level 1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Skill
Learning aim

Learners will develop an understanding of the potential hazards faced by drivers and safety precautions which could be taken to minimise accidents from happening.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Understand the potential hazards for drivers as road users.

  2. Understand the types of precautions that a driver can take to minimise the impact of potential hazards.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Identify three hazards that a driver should be aware of whilst making a journey through each of the following:
      • residential area
      • town centre
      • the countryside 
    • Explain how each of the following can affect driving conditions:
      • the sun
      • heavy rain
      • poor visibility
    • List two actions that a driver could take whilst making a journey through each of the following
      • residential area
      • town centre
      • the countryside
    • List two actions that a driver could take if driving in:
      • the sun
      • heavy rain
      • low light levels