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The effectiveness of existing children's car camps in terms of improving road safety for pedestrian children








With the rapidly increasing level of motorization, the issue of solving the problems of road safety (RS) is relevant. The article describes the experience of the Children's Youth Automobile School Association of Russia, which shows a tendency to reduce the number of traffic accidents involving children through the functioning of children's youth driving schools, the introduction of children's auto-cities in public areas, as well as the organization of competitions for youth autoathlon. Thus, children learn the basic principles of Road Traffic Regulations (RTR) and driving a vehicle (V), learn responsibility on the road. The authors emphasize the need for an in-depth program of driver training from an early age, which can provide, developed by the authors, the Children's Interactive Car Park (CICP). The authors offer a program of the park use, which includes teaching children from four to eighteen years old the main aspects of behavior on the road: the psychology of driving, understanding and following the Road Traffic Regulations, the theoretical basics of the car operation and the skill of driving. Such substantiated approach will allow children to practice the skills they have learned, without going out into real city conditions, as provided in driving schools, which will help improve road safety by bringing up a generation of trained drivers, responsible pedestrians, and careful cyclists. The selection of elements is also confirmed by the statistics of road traffic accidents according to the principle of the most frequent accidents at a specific location and is supported by similar statistics of accidents in the Russian Federation.


Timokhovets V. D. Tyumen Industrial University Tyumen, Russia

Khodyreva M. M. Tyumen Industrial University Tyumen, Russia

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