Road safety school programs

Find out about road safety education programs for primary and secondary schools.

Let RACV help your school introduce students to road safety in a fun and informative way. We’ve got programs and resources to suit both primary and secondary school students:

  • Street Scene is our free road safety program for primary school students covering safety for pedestrians, cyclists and passengers.
  • RACV Safe Mates competition encourages secondary school students to get creative, by having them investigate and design a social media campaign on a road safety issue.

Free road safety programs

RACV Street Scene

Street Scene is a road safety program tailored for Victorian primary school students from prep to grade six. Schools can book a visit by an RACV traffic safety educator to conduct a program that best suits the local road safety needs of the school and the respective units of study for a particular class or year.

As part of the program, your school will receive free resources that provide links from the Victorian curriculum and a range of integrated teaching ideas and activities.

Each school is able to book one day per year with up to six sessions delivered per school visit.

Each session lasts 45 minutes and caters to a maximum of 30 students per session.

Session themes include:

  • Passenger safety
  • Pedestrian safety
  • Bicycle safety
  • Public transport safety
  • School drop-off zone safety
Primary school children hold up road signs

Watch our video to learn more!

RACV Safe Mates

Open to year 9-12 secondary school students, Safe Mates provides an opportunity for young people to have their say about road safety and to help their mates stay safe on the roads.

As part of this first semester program, students investigate a road safety issue related to young road users and design a road safety social media campaign.

There are great prizes to be won and finalists have an opportunity to work with media and road safety experts to fine-tune their ideas and have their campaign published on RACV social media channels.

RACV Safe Mates program can be integrated into the Victorian Curriculum, VCAL Personal Development Skills & Literacy Skills and VCE Media.

First Prize - $2,000* - $1000 for the winning team plus $1000 for their school.
*Read the Terms and Conditions of entry

Two high school girls crossing the road