How to Communicate When Pulled Over

How to Communicate When Pulled Over

Luma Learning Strategies in the Transportation Industry

Don’t let this be your unlucky day! There are red and blue lights in the rearview mirror, which means you are getting stopped by the police. Getting pulled over by the authorities can be an embarrassing and unpleasant experience for any driver. However, it can go much smoother by being respectful and following some simple rules of engagement while communicating with the officer. This Learning Lesson details ways to teach your drivers how to communicate when pulled over.
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Our free Luma Learning Lessons include objectives, estimated time, materials and instructional procedures for classroom and online/blended teaching. We will provide strategies on how to use our new LumaLive technology to collaborate virtually in real-time. We include these pillars from our learning research to illustrate where they are infused in our lessons.

Lesson #30: How to Communicate When Pulled Over

Objectives

  • Respond what to do when pulled over when given specific scenarios.
  • Create tips for drivers for communicating with police when pulled over.

Estimated Time

60 minutes

Materials

  • LumaLive or similar technology
  • A police officer
  • Scenario Cards
  • Poster Board and crafts (markers, magazines, glue, etc.)
  • Computer or Smartphone
  • eNugget® on How to Communicate When Pulled Over or a similar online content.

Instructional Procedures for F2F
  1. EngagementArrange the room in stations and put 1 scenario on each table.
     
  2. EfficiencyHave learners work in pairs.
     
  3. EngagementOptional: Have learners come up with team names.
     
  4. EfficiencyAuthenticityHave the teams come up with solutions or responses to the scenarios. Feel free to add specific scenarios that apply to you at your company.
  5. EngagementEfficiencyWhen teams have made their way through all the scenarios, have the groups discuss their solutions.
  6. AuthenticityInvite the police officer to provide his or her perspective on their solutions.
  7. AuthenticityInvite the learners to create posters for the office to display that align to tips for communicating with the police.
  8. AuthenticityEngagementOptional: After they leave the class have them review Luma’s eNugget® on How to Communicate When Pulled Over or a similar online content.
  9. AuthenticityEngagementOptional: You can choose 1 poster a month to highlight in a company newsletter. Hang posters in the office and post on social media.

Instructional Procedures for Blended/Online
  1. EfficiencyAssign Luma’s eNugget® on How to Communicate When Pulled Over or a similar online content.
  2. EfficiencyEngagementProvide a challenge for learners to create posters for the office to display that align to tips for communicating with the police. Set a date for them to submit their posters by sending snail mail, dropping it off by a terminal, or taking a picture and sending via mail.
  3. EfficiencyAuthenticityHave drivers submit questions about communicating with policy before a live classroom or online synchronous session in a webinar tool like LumaLive.
  4. AuthenticityEngagementInvite a police officer to share their experiences and best practices for communicating with police.
  5. AuthenticityEngagementHold a Q & A with the drivers.