The National Road Safety
Foundation and Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's
publishing, education and media company, are looking for ideas from
young people to help educate their peers about the risks of walking
while using a mobile device.Entries are now open for the 6th annual
Drive2Life PSA Contest, under the theme "Distracted Walking = Dangerous
National Road Safety Foundation: Enter the Drive2Life PSA Contest!
The winner will receive a $1,000 prize and an all
expenses-paid trip to New York to work with an Emmy Award-winning TV
director to turn his or her idea into a public service message that will
be broadcast nationwide next May during Global Youth Traffic Safety
Month. The deadline for entries is February 10, 2015. Click here for more information.
2014 National Teen Distracted Driving Prevention Summit
Many thanks to all of you who attended the 2014 Teen Distracted Driving Prevention Summit and to all of you who tuned in via our live stream! If you missed it, you can watch the videos - COMING SOON!
Driver Distraction Research
The Journal of Adolescent Health has released a new report, "Driver Distraction: A Perennial but Preventable Public Health Threat to Adolescents."
Report on Effective Teen Seat Belt Programs
More than half of teen drivers killed in 2012 were not wearing seat belts. A new report by the Governors Highway Safety Administration (GHSA) and The Allstate Foundation highlights effective teen seat belt programs in 12 states and examines the important components of each program. Read the full report: Getting It To Click! Connecting Teens and Seat Belts.
Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety
Global Youth Traffic Safety Month: 196 countries, billions of people, one goal - U.S. Dept of Transportation
U.S. Department of Transportation announces Global Youth Traffic Safety Month