Drive to survive on Surrey's roads: in an effort to educate Surrey's young drivers about their actions and possible consequences whilst they are driving, Surrey Fire and Rescue Service and its partners have embarked upon a second run of 'Safe Drive, Stay Alive' shows at Dorking Halls, in Dorking.(Road Safety)

NEARLY 4,000 16 TO 18 YEAR OLDS from across Surrey saw the shows in March 2005 and another 4,500 students saw the seven shows that took place on November 9,10,16 and 17. Formula One World Champion, Damon Hill is once again supporting the initiative and made a personal appearance at the show on November 10.

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service, Surrey County Council, Surrey Police, Surrey Ambulance, The Royal Surrey Hospital and RoadPeace have combined to produce Safe Drive, Stay Alive following its success in Fife, Scotland. Associated costs have been kindly funded by sponsors ExxonMobit, Air Products, esure and Surrey Safety Camera Partnership.

Real Life Tragedy

Each show is based around a video reconstruction of a road traffic collision. The video is interspersed with on-stage, real life testimonies by serving members of the emergency services. In addition, and perhaps most poignantly, stories will be told to the students by the parent of a young person who lost their life in a road traffic collision and also from a person disabled by the actions of a young driver. …

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