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What problem did you address/are you addressing? 
Traffic accidents are the number one cause for deaths among young people.Young people from 18-24 years of age, on average, are more frequently involved in accidents (more than 3 times more often than the average driver).In Slovenia in the age gorup 15 to 24 there is an increase in the number of deaths in traffic accidents by 48 % and an increase in the number of severely injured by 12 % (from year 2014 to 2015).
What are your objectives? 
Educate young people on the importance of road safety througt interactive workshops "I still drive - but I cannot walk"
Point our main causes for traffic accidents and possible severe injuries due to traffic accidents.
Social inclusion of traffic accident victims.
Describe the characteristics of your target audience 
Youth, future and novice drivers that lack driving experience, which is especially important in critical situations. Due to their general lifestyle they are driving more often in risky situations (at night, tired, under the influence of alcohol, under the influence of peers) and use a variety of audio and mobile devices.
How many people did you reach/have you reached? 
List the actions you carried/are carrying out 
Date 
Perjantai, 1 tammikuu, 2016 - Lauantai, 31 joulukuu, 2016
Name of action 

Traffic acident victim, with spinal injury, share their stories in non-formal workshops "Istill drive - but I cannot walk" with young people in order to influence their perception on road safety.
They learn about road safety and the importance of following road safety rules from a different angle – the personal experiences of a person injured in a road accident.
This is a peer-to-peer communication providing youth with personal experiences based on the method of shock and personal involvement, while also taking a positive attitude towards disability and thus breaking down taboos related to handicap.
Quality and effectiveness are key areas which the movement is based evaluation. By constantly improving and upgrading activities, our efforts are focused on raising awareness of the dangers and consequences of road accidents and on active participation of people with disabilities.
Youth workers - disabled due to traffic accidents (paraplegic, quadriplegic) undergo a series of trainings in rhetoric, computer skills, public appearance, psychology …
Out target gorups are youth - future and novice drivers betwen the age of 15 and 22.
From our beginings in Slovenia fom 2008 we educated more than 44.500 young people. We started to work in Serbia in 2015 and just in firs year educated on importance of road safety more than 5000 young people in the age from 15 and 22.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60xtO9WEkwI&t=10s
 
WORKSHOPS UPDATE
By the end of the year 2016, our members, injured in traffic accidents, have implemented 150 preventive workshops "I still drive - but I cannot walk", which reached 11.154 young people in school and events all over Slovenia.
From our beginnings in 2008, 51.208 young people heard stories of people injured in traffic accidents.
In 2015 we have shared our workshop methods with traffic accident victims in Serbia, they are active under the name “Još uvek vozim”. In 2016 they educated 5.440 young people in 81 road safety preventive workshops.

How did you disseminate/are you disseminating results or how did you promote/are you promoting your initiative? 
Dissemination will be done through Zavod Vozim website and Facebook page and with newsletters send to schools, young people and professional public working in the field of road safety and youth sector.
How did you evaluate/are you evaluating the success of your action? 
1) Workshops are evaluated after each activity with questionnaires for young people and their teachers abouttheir attitudes on road safety and the influence of workshops - before and after workshops.2) Evaluation about Driver behavior done in research by Faculty of logistics from University of Maribor. The research will measure difference of road behavior among youth participating in workshops and control group through Driver behavior questionnaire
Who carried/carries out the evaluation activities? 
External evaluation
Internal evaluation
When did/will you carry out the evaluation? 
Before, after and continuous monitoring
Please list the indicators you use to measure success 
Number of workshops
Number of participants
Comments from participants (adolescents, young adults, teachers, experts on road safety)
Driver behavior questionnaire.
Please describe the evaluation tools you use (i.e. surveys, interviews, focus groups, etc.) 
Surveys
Driver behavior questionnaire research.