Road safety campaign drives into Limavady

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Road safety campaign drives into Limavady thumbnailPupils from St Mary’s Limavady got the chance to check out the ‘ChilliDrive’ car crash simulator when it visited the school last week. NCL08-16s

SOME 70 Year 13 pupils at St. Mary's, Limavady have taken part in one of Northern Ireland's most engaging road safety initiatives, delivered by Autoline Insurance.
The programme involves an educational road safety workshop consisting of videos, statistics and harrowing first-hand accounts of real life incidents from Tracey Doherty, a former PSNI Traffic Branch Officer with over 30 years' experience.
Students were also advised how driver monitoring phone apps such as Autoline's award-winning 'ChilliDrive' product can dramatically improve safety standards in young drivers by generating a score for each of their trips, outlining where improvements can be made to their driving habits.
Autoline Insurance Group is visiting schools and colleges across Northern Ireland to deliver its 'Respect the Road' safety campaign. To date over 25,000 new and soon-to-be drivers have benefited from the programme.
Ms Catriona Hull, teacher at St. Mary's High School, said: "This is the third time we have hosted the Respect the Road campaign and, as always, the presentation was very engaging.
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