Program Summary

The Program was designed for the Strategic Highway Safety Plan (FDOT).

Program title: Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety Education Program
Organization: Florida Department of Transportation and University of Florida
Contact: Dr. Dan Connaughton, Program DirectorJohn Egberts, Associate Director
Website: http://safety.hhp.ufl.edu/
 Program start date:  1982 to present

Target audience: School teachers and community trainers to serve as instructors for elementary, middle, and high school/driver’s education students.

Training Workshops: Eight-hour (one day) workshop for school teachers, and  a six-hour workshop for community trainers.

Program summary: The Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety Education Program consists primarily of three courses:

(1) Eight-Hour Teacher (Elementary and Middle School) Workshop,
(2) Community Workshop,
(3) Bike and Ped for Driver Ed

ALL COURSES AND WORKSHOPS ARE CONDUCTED BY MEMBERS OF THE FLORIDA REGIONAL TRAINING TEAM WHO ARE CERTIFIED BY THE LEAGUE OF AMERICAN BICYCLISTS (LCI), AND/OR CYCLING SAVVY (CYCLING SAVVY INSTRUCTOR).