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Impaired Driving - Resources

Access resources and tools to help educate youth about the consequences of impaired driving.

Lesson plan

To request a ready-to-use lesson plan on impaired driving for grades 11 and 12 students, please email

The plan includes engaging activities and conversation starters to help educate youth on:

  • The legal and social consequences of impaired driving
  • Alternatives to driving impaired
  • Strategies to cope with peer pressure


Download handouts to help educate youth about the consequences of impaired driving.

Brochure: The Truth – Youth and Drug-Impaired Driving
Get informed on the effects of drugs on driving, the law and how to help young people make safe decisions.

Infographic: Marijuana - We'd like youth to know
Bust myths and clarify facts with this informative resource for youth.

Video-based learning

Access videos from the RCMP and external sources to support multimedia learning.

Dylan's Party (RCMP)
This video can help get the conversation started around the consequences of cannabis possession and distribution, and impaired driving. Use the other resources on this page to inform the discussion.

Shattered (RCMP)
This video tells the story of a teen named Sam. Her decision to drive high shattered her life.

MADD Canada Public Awareness Videos
Videos that demonstrate the effects and consequences of drinking under the influence of alcohol.

More conversation starters

Check out these websites and get the conversation started with youth.

Don't Drive High campaign (Government of Canada)
Laws, statistics and videos on the dangers of impaired driving.

Cannabis Talk Kit (Drug Free Kids Canada)
Facts to inform conversations with youth about cannabis and driving.

Impaired Driving (Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction)
Toolkits, handouts, statistics and strategies to help deter impaired driving.

MADD Canada Youth Program: My Decisions – MY Voice – MY Right to a Safe Ride Home (MADD Canada)
Educational programs, resources and support services related to impaired driving.

Young and New Driver Resource Centre – Parent Resources (Traffic Injury Research Foundation)
Educational tools and strategies to help keep young drivers safe.

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