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 […]
Creative messages to prevent distracted driving are now being taken in the 2017 Spring Create Real Impact contest from Impact Teen Drivers and California Casualty. Enter the Create Real Impact Contest by sharing the dangers of reckless and distracted driving. Show us how to prevent it and win prizes for your effort. Entries are accepted […]
Win a $500 cash prize in KTVB’s Just Drive Video Challenge. Idaho high school students to participate creating a 15-second video that promotes attentive driving by encouraging others to drive phone-free. In addition to the cash prize the winning video will be broadcast on KTVB and throughout the state of Idaho during distracted driving month in […]
Drunk driving fatalities have dropped 24% in the last 10 years. At over 10,000 deaths last year it has fallen from 13,000 in 2006. The full report is available here. Included are initiatives involved in MADD’s 10th anniversary Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving, ranging from law enforcement to ignition interlocks and other advanced technology.
We Need Your Help On average, over 90 deaths occur each day from speeding vehicles (NHTSA) and 500 children under 14 years-old are killed each year while walking in what should be their safe haven—their neighborhood (NHTSA). You can make a difference by slowing down. Make sure you observe the 25-miles-per-hour speed limit. Talk with neighbors about […]
While you should always check your car’s user manual for how your specific technology operates, there are new vehicle safety technologies that can help prevent crashes. For more information on vehicle safety technology visit mycardoeswhat.org.