Kevin Kimberlin, from CFA’s Undera brigade, was one of six speakers at the Shepparton driver program who shared their road trauma experiences with the young audience. Made up of footballers, netballers, parents and those sent by the court for bad driving, program participants attend Cool Heads to learn the consequences of making bad driving choices.
View Shepparton News' footage of Kevin speaking on Wednesday night.
Kevin was the first speaker in Cool Heads' five year history to be given a standing ovation after sharing his experience of being the first on scene when his son was killed in a car crash.
Ross Kimberlin, 18, was on his way home after visiting his girlfriend when he crashed into a tree non Echuca-Mooroopna Rd in September 2009.
Kevin told the audience, “when it comes time for you to make your choices whether to drive or not, I hope the little voice inside your head will remind you of something you saw or heard here tonight.”
Read the story in full on Shepparton News’ website.