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Emergency Services

Watch a story from a Fire Officer, Paramedic and a Police Officer

Why not discuss the following points with the class:

  • Speed on an empty road, some say it's safe, what can go wrong
  • Injury, disability, dependence on support. How must that feel?
  • A promising future, hopes dashed, what now?
  • Donalds says: "I thought i was invincible, I thought car crashes happened to other people not me." Is that how most of us think?
  • Some say they can control their cars at speed, can they always?
  • How do the emergency services cope in the event of a serious crash?
  • What kind of people are suited to work in the emergency servicies?

Why not discuss the following points with the class:

  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Stealing cars
  • Drink and drug driving
  • Hit and run all of which are criminal offences
  • Life in a young offenders institute
  • The family
  • The future of a young offender
  • Joyrider-What is the irony in that term?

Why not discuss the following points with the class:

  • Being in a car crash
  • Hearing about a car crash
  • Driver falling asleep at the wheel
  • Who is to blame in a crash?
  • Why some people don't belt up?
  • Why some cyclists don't wear a helmet?
  • What a driver should do if he/she is tired?
  • What makes the bus a good option?