On the road certain people are vulnerable to traffic related accidents, in this course you will learn how to avoid these incidents and practice safe driving when you encounter vulnerable road users.
Pedestrians are among the most vulnerable road users. If they are involved in an accident, they are more likely to be seriously injured. So we all have a duty to drive safely when we encounter pedestrians. In this lesson we will cover safe driving practices for when you encounter pedestrians.
Cyclists accounted for 8% of all traffic fatalities in the EU. That’s over 2000 people per year. In this lesson we will cover safe driving practices for when you encounter cyclists.
Motorcyclistsare completely exposed so if they are involved in an accident, they are highly likely to be seriously injured. In this lesson we will cover safe driving practices for when you encounter motorcyclists on the road.
Horse Riders are another example of a vulnerable road user. Motorists and horse riders both have a right to use the road
When you have completed all the lessons in the course, you can take this test to achieve certification for Vulnerable Road Users.