|Driver's Education Video: Surviving Auto Accidents Involving Downed Power Lines|
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Driver's Education Video: Surviving Auto Accidents Involving Downed Power Lines-6 minutes
Each year, accidents in which motorists hit power poles happen tens of thousands of times. Each accident has the potential to bring live power lines to the ground. Tragically, many drivers and passengers who survive the impact are electrocuted when they attempt to leave the vehicle. In the vast majority of cases, the safest action is to stay inside the vehicle until the local electric utility is on the scene to assure the lines are de-energized.
TEACHERS!-There is supplementary material to go along with this video. Included in the classroom material are lesson materials which include a one-page key point summary and several pages of extensive Q/A for instructor use. To request a copy of the DVD and supplementary materials please contact you local utility. For a complete listing of all the Safe Electricity utility members click here.