U.S. Launch of GYTSM in Washington D.C.
The U.S. launch of Global Youth Traffic Safety Month was a huge success, many thanks to all of our members and GYTSM partners!
Here are a couple great pictures of our event:
There's still time to GET INVOLVED! Here's what you can do:
Making NOYS in the Press
Partner with NOYS for
Global Youth Traffic Safety Month!
Each May youth across the country unite during Global Youth Traffic
Safety Month™ to focus on the leading cause of death for them
and their peers: traffic related crashes. Global Youth Traffic
empowers youth to develop and lead
traffic safety education projects and support law enforcement and affect
legislation to protect teen drivers.
Global Youth Traffic Safety Month Events
If you are participating in Global Youth Traffic Safety Month and
hosting an event or promoting the campaign on your website, social
sites, blogs, or any other way - we want to hear about it! Please fill
out this form and send us the details of your outreach.
NHTSA 2011 Traffic Safety Data for Young Drivers
In 2011, 1,987 young (15- to 20-year-old) drivers died in motor vehicle crashes, an increase of 1 percent from 1,965 in 2010. Additionally 180,000 young drivers were injured in motor vehicle crashes in 2011, a decrease of 4 percent from 187,000 in 2010. Read full report
The Long Short Walk – a
World Walk for Road Safety - is an initiative of the Zenani Campaign, in memory
of 13-year old Zenani Mandela, Nelson's Mandela's great-granddaughter who was
killed in a crash. The Long Short Walk can raise awareness and lead to
greater safety for everyone. Take a walk and/or ride to promote road
safety for all! Find out more information, www.mylongshortwalk.org
Global Youth Traffic Safety Month