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.
10 percent of all drivers that were ages 15-19 involved in fatal crashes were reported involving distracted drivers at the time of the incident. This age group has the largest amount of drivers who were distracted while driving. Help us raise awareness throughout Idaho by participating in this fun competition! What to Submit One Video […]
Scholorships The Conor Lynch Memorial Scholarship will award two $1500 scholarships to youth ages 16-21 who have made a positive impact on their communities by encouraging road users to be more attentive, whether they are driving, riding in the car as a passenger, or using the road as a pedestrian or bicyclist. Learn more and apply by Feb 23. […]
According to safekids.org, every day, six teens are killed in a motor vehicle crash in the U.S. In fact, crashes are the leading cause of death for teens, ahead of all other types of injury, violence or disease. Check out these 7 risky behaviours and 7 tips to stay safe!
Driving-Tests.org is proud to announce a new $2,500 scholarship for all high school juniors and seniors, as well as undergraduate university or community college students in the United States. Learn more at driving-tests.org/scholarship/