Unit 4 Lesson 1 What Is Killing Us?
Leading Cause of Death d What is the leading cause of death for people ages 1-34 in the US? d Injuries d Car accidents d Violence d Suicide
Injury That Causes Most Deaths d Which of the following injuries cause the most deaths for people 5-19 years old? d Violence and physical assaults d Motor vehicle crashes d Suicide d Fires and other unintentional injuries
Motor Vehicle Behavior That Causes Most Deaths Which of the following motor vehicle behaviors cause the most deaths? d Drinking and driving d Not wearing a seat belt d Distracted driving d Having lots of friends in the car
Video: Danger Behind the Wheel: Facts About Distracted Driving • Please take notes as you watch the video • After the movie…. • Review your notes and put stars by three facts or concepts you want to remember
Are You Guilty of Distracted Driving? • Texting • Using a cell phone or smartphone • Eating and drinking • Talking to passengers • Grooming, such as putting on make up • Reading, including maps • Using a navigation system • Watching a video • Adjusting a radio, CD player, or MP3 player
Activity • At your tables… • Share your starred items from your notes • Discuss this point…When seat belts were first installed in cars most people did not wear them. Now most do. What caused people to change their behavior? • Why do you think people continue to use cell phones while driving? • What do you think it will take to get people, adults and teens, to take this dangerous behavior seriously?
Homework • Info Exchange: “One Text or Call Could Wreck it All” (National Highway Traffic Administrations’ slogan) • Share worksheet with parent or trusted adult • Review statistics and decide to be apart of the trend away from distracted driving. • Have parent or guardian sign • Investigate our state’s laws and the consequences for breaking the law(s)