School road safety resources

It is important that teachers and other educators teach children about road safety to keep them safe on all Northern Territory (NT) roads.

Teachers can also book a road safety lesson (58.0 kb) or book a bike education course for students.

Road safety teacher resources

The Safer Roads teacher resources provide teachers with teaching and learning strategies so they can integrate a road safety program in their classroom.

These resources are evidence-based and provide an outcome focused on the curriculum to the NT Curriculum Framework and National Curriculum. 

Early childhood teacher resource for students in transition to year three

Introduction (511.0 kb)

Background information (262.8 kb)

Road Safety Education (210.9 kb)

Focus area 1 - Passenger safety (1.8 mb)

Focus area 2 - Pedestrian safety (1.9 mb) 

Focus area 3 - Playing safely (756.3 kb)

Focus area 4 - Sensing traffic (1.4 mb)

Teaching and learning strategies (431.4 kb)

Primary years teacher resource for students in year three to six

Introduction (276.9 kb)

Background information (246.7 kb)

Focus area 1 - Passenger safety (725.2 kb)

Focus area 2 - Pedestrian safety (921.4 kb)

Focus area 3 - Safety on wheels (449.8 kb)

Focus area 4 - Road rules and signs (630.3 kb)

Teaching and learning strategies (1.0 mb)

Middle years teacher resource for students in year seven to 12

Introduction (540.3 kb)

Background information (689.9 kb)

Focus area 1 - Drug use issues (1.3 mb)

Focus area 2 - Predicting and responding to drug use risks and consequences (1.1 mb)

Focus area 3 - Road user issues (1.9 mb)

Focus area 4 - Road user risk and harm reduction strategies (817.0 kb)

Focus area 5 - Taking action (721.7 kb)

Teaching and learning strategies (800.8 kb)

Road safety around schools guidelines

The guidelines for road safety around schools (3.3 mb) are for any of the following:

  • teachers and school staff
  • school councils
  • school road safety committee members
  • school occupational health and safety committee members
  • local road authorities
  • other interested community groups.

The guidelines provide information on:

Road safety activity sheets for children

You can teach students about road safety and pedestrian rules using the below home activity sheets.

Passenger safety

Restraints (56.4 kb)

Safety door (64.8 kb)

Safety door sticker (64.8 kb)

I am a safe passenger (59.7 kb)

Safer passengers (43.3 kb)

Using public transport (41.5 kb)

Pedestrian safety

Hold my hand (41.8 kb)

Safer places to cross (40.2 kb)

Walk and talk (57.8 kb)

Take a walk together (56.7 kb)

Getting in and out (61.4 kb)

Car park visit (42.9 kb)

Staying safer in carparks (55.1 kb)

Crossing the road (55.7 kb)

To and from the bus (44.9 kb)

Walking talking day (42.8 kb)

Safer ways to get to and from schools (42.8 kb)

Bike and off-road safety

Helmet safety check (47.3 kb)

Choosing and fitting helmets (52.9 kb)

Checking bikes (45.2 kb)

Off-road injuries (44.4 kb)

Sensing traffic

Bright clothes day (55.0 kb)

Other resources

Student travel planner (34.9 kb)

Last updated: 28 November 2017