The Transportation Ministry has announced that transportation education will part of the mandatory program starting from elementary school as of the new school year, which starts next week. The ministry wants to teach children about correct behavior on the roads from early on, in order to decrease traffic accidents and aggressive driving. Part of the program, which will be integrated into a number of school subjects, will be teaching rules for pedestrians and cyclists. For older school children, the program will focus on controlling emotions, avoiding intoxication while driving and other topics. The Transportation Ministry has worked with the Education Ministry to come up with teaching materials for students and teachers, which include multi-media aides.
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