Vehicle crashes are the No. 1 cause of death for teens. The National Organization for Youth Safety, in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DriveItHome (an initiative of the National Safety Council) and other partners designated May as Global Youth Traffic Safety Month. They bring safety advocates together every year to focus on the […]
Sleep is a necessity. According to the National Sleep Foundation, teens ages 14 to 17 need 8 to 10 hours of sleep per night. Although people generally recognize that sleep plays a critical role in driving safely, many still admit to driving while fatigued. A recent AAA Foundation study found that 96 percent of drivers consider fatigued driving to […]
Did you know 40% of teens say that they have been in a car when the driver used a cell phone, and 19% of drivers of all ages admit to surfing the web while driving. According to AT&T’s Teen Driver Survey, 97% of teens agree that texting while driving is dangerous, yet 43% do it anyway. […]
Join NSC and thousands of organizations across the country as we work to raise awareness of what it takes to Keep Each Other Safe. Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities. Visit www.nsc.org for downloadable […]
Video source: Noys.org (Video created by Youth Correspondents Bryan Delaney & Tom McAuliffe. )
Congratulations Brian Bishop and Caleb Stevens from Borah High School! They are the winners of KTVB’s Just Drive Video Challenge. Check out their winning video!
Teens have been told time and time again not to drive distracted, and research shows parents/guardians could actually be good deterrents to risky driving behavior, but it starts with parents recognizing and changing their poor driving habits. I say, speak up to distractions. Speak up to your parent when they try to put on makeup while […]
Best Overall Education Campaign: Our Lady of Lourdes Academy SADD Chapter, Miami, Florida Highest Seat Belt Use Rate: FCCLA Chapter at Lake Geneva – Genoa City Union High, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin Greatest Increase in Seat Belt Use: Crisfield Academy & High School SADD Chapter, Crisfield, Maryland What is the Seat Belts Save Challenge?
Do you have a passion for educating others and having fun at the same time? Check out the Tread Wisely Ambassador Program! Tread Wisely Ambassador Benefits $1,000 Stipend. We appreciate hard work, and this stipend is one way for us to say “thank you.” Half of the stipend will be paid at the conclusion of the Ambassador […]
Drowsy driving is a dangerous behavior that can result in serious injury or death. But despite the risks, drowsy driving is far too prevalent. Drowsy driving is estimated to contribute to as many as 1.2 million collisions, resulting in potentially 5,000 to 8,000 fatalities per year. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety 2015 […]