Autosobriety Training Programme to Prevent Drink-Driving


The Autosobriety Training Programme consists of educational tools that aim to contribute to reduce and prevent alcohol-related traffic fatalities and injuries, and ultimately advance UN Global Road Safety Performance Target 9: By 2030 halve the number of road traffic injuries and fatalities related to drivers using alcohol.

The Programme consists of:

  1. An interactive online course available at UNITAR’s Virtual Learning Environment : Autosobriety Online Training Course (Available in English).
  2. Practical exercise that includes the use of Virtual Reality (VR) glasses to experience the effects of alcohol on driving performance.
  3. Microlearning course available at in the UNITAR-Road Safety Category

Watch the VR video below and experience the effects of alcohol on driving performance (Available in English) - to be used with VR glasses.

Child Restraint Systems Training


The Child Road Safety Education Initiative aims to raise awareness amongst parents and families about the importance of prioritizing children’s road safety, and to disseminate training and educational tools amongst government officials, private sector entities, and civil society.

Through the VR video below, users will learn about the risks of not using a child restraint system inside cars, the consequences of an out-of-position scheme, and practical tips on how to properly install the seat in a car. (Available in Spanish) - to be used with VR glasses.

Management Practices for Safer Roads Toolkit – The Immersive Virtual Experience


Through the Virtual Reality experience, participants have a glimpse into a management methodology presented in the Management Practices for Safer Roads Toolkit. The toolkit helps conduct road assessments and identify corrective measures to reduce deaths and injuries from road traffic crashes. It uses examples of successful interventions implemented in the Federal District in Brazil to guide users on how to improve road safety initiatives.

Users experience a virtual immersion of a pilot project implemented in the Federal District of Brazil. The 360° virtual reality video showcases a total of nine interventions carried out in five identified high-risk areas (“crash hotspots”).

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