MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT
European Road Safety Charter
good practice

Good practice submission

Good practice submission

What problem did you address/are you addressing? 
The reason for the project was an effort to maximally eliminate accidents of children and youth on a bicycle.Interactive game on a web platform www.3dnabicykli.sk - cycling from the perspective of a cyclist, route is determined by voice guidance, in real dynamic environment of the city in full traffic. The competition route has about 40 checkpoints - all types of intersections, obstacles on the road, railway crossings and etc. Checkpoints are generated randomly. It is competing to achieve the best time - a wrong decision of competitor prolong time. The aim of the game is to involve to the competition the higher number of children and schools and contribute to the safety of children - cyclists on the road. The game has instill the principles of vigilant and disregardful behavior in traffic.
List the actions you carried/are carrying out 
Date 
Wednesday, 2 September, 2015 to Tuesday, 31 January, 2017
Name of action 

Activities:
- preparation of ideological intent
- to find a partner to co-finance the project
- project preparation - entering traffic situations, animation and program, processing the rules of evaluation, preparation of databases content, consultation with the traffic police and other professionals
- creating game content, procurement, preparation and development the 3D graphics, creating animations, creation of program modules, creation of website design, creation of the database and the registration system, optimization for a variety of web browsers
- finalizing the project, filling up the database with content, approval of the conformity of the project with the traffic regulations with the traffic police, testing program for different types of browsers, server stress tests, test run of developed website
- addressing schools - information about the project, invitation for schools to participate in the competition
- competition of the schools and children through developed website,
- evaluation of the first phase
- we plan award ceremony for the winning children and schools.
 
In the project formulation and implementation are involved:
- TERRA GRATA, non-profit organization: creating know-how of the project, creating assignment for programmers, creating databases, consultation with traffic professionals, communication with schools - repeated invitation to competition, providing media presentation, evaluation of the competition;
- external programmers: 1. creation of complete game content, 2.  creation of website design, creation of database and registration system;
- project partner Volkswagen Slovakia Foundation - funding about 50% of project costs

How did you disseminate/are you disseminating results or how did you promote/are you promoting your initiative? 
The game is published on the website www.3dnabicykli.sk, where were from beginning published current results. On the website have been published names of 50 current most successful players. The first phase of the game was finished on 31.01.2016, there will be the evaluation and the top 10 students will be rewarded by material prizes as well as the three most successful schools. However the game will be non-competition open until the beginning of September 2016, when begins the second competition phase of the game. Announcement about the game was published in public broadcasting organization and in daily press Pravda.
How did you evaluate/are you evaluating the success of your action? 
Our target group will be children from 10 years of age on all primary schools and special primary schools, on 8-year secondary grammar schools, in children’s home and reeducation facilities. For evaluation we used objective indicators (number of participants) and subjective indicators (increase of road safety knowledge we compare in two winter terms).Now we are currently evaluating the results of the competition games in winter term 2015/2016. Evaluation will be published on the website and sent to the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport and the Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development.