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‘A lot of close calls’: Mobile classroom uses VR to teach students the dangers of impaired driving

2019/11/07|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

CTV Kitchener November 7, 2019   CAMBRIDGE – The MADD Canada Mobile Classroom rolled into Preston Public School to give students a hands-on look of driving under the influence. The classroom travels across Ontario, teaching over 15,000 fourth to sixth grade students a year the importance of driving sober. The lesson starts with virtual reality, [...]

SmartWheels Program

2019/09/25|Categories: Article|Tags: , |


MADD Canada using VR to teach kids the dangers of impaired driving

2019/09/25|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Prince Albert Daily Herald September 24, 2019 Read the article here

MADD virtual reality RV teaches elementary students about impaired driving

2019/09/12|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

980 CJME September 12, 2019 MADD Canada is taking its latest impaired driving initiative on the road. SmartWheels, an RV equipped with virtual reality technology that creates drunk and high driving simulations, first launched in Ontario in 2017. On Thursday, in collaboration with SGI and the province, SmartWheels kicked off its tour across Saskatchewan with a [...]

VR teaches kids about the dangers of drunk driving

2019/04/25|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |

CBC April 25, 2019 Kids in Grades 4-6 are getting a different kind of education this week. Ontario Provincial Police and Mothers Against Drunk Driving are teaching them about the risks associated when you mix alcohol, drugs and driving. The program is called 'SmartWheels' and uses virtual reality to teach students across Ontario in a [...]

Students urged to become ‘Smart Choice’ generation with regards to impaired driving

2018/10/16|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |

The Mitchell Advocate October 16, 2018 Powerful. Fantastic. Cool. Those were just three of the adjectives used to describe the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada SmartWheels presentation to one of the Grade 5 classes of Upper Thames Elementary School (UTES) last Thursday, Oct. 11. SmartWheels is an elementary school program developed for students in [...]

Young students taught dangers of impaired driving

2017/11/24|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |

CTV Toronto November 24, 2017

MADD Canada’s New Mobile Classroom Teaches Elementary Students about Risks of Alcohol, Drugs and Driving

2017/11/22|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , , , |

Toronto, Ontario – MADD Canada’s education program for elementary students is going mobile with SmartWheels, a specially-outfitted recreational vehicle (RV) that will visit elementary schools around the province to educate students about the risks associated with alcohol, drugs and driving. SmartWheels is a 42-foot RV with a large projection screen, individual tablets and virtual reality [...]