The FHWA has a new video on making walking and biking safer in our communities. Watch the video and learn more about the Federal Highway Administration here.
Everyone knows texting and driving is dangerous, yet when a text message comes in, it’s difficult not to respond. AT&T DriveMode is a free* app that silences incoming text message alerts, turns on automatically when one drives 15 mph or more, and it turns off shortly after one stops. When activated, it automatically responds to […]
Brought to you by the Youth Safety Council in Meridian.
Enter to win a college scholarship by creating either a 25 or 55 second video convincing your friends to not drive distracted. Three prizes will be awarded for the top 3 high school and college finishers. 1st place – $5000 PLUS your video will be turned into a PSA and distributed to over 1,600 TV stations nationwide. […]
Registration for schools for 2015 Spring Challenge is open. You can sign up to by visiting the Seat Belts Save website at www.seatbeltssave.org. Cash prizes!
Operation Clean Slate is a nonprofit organization that beautifies school campuses with meaningful murals. This project was our 900th mural. We completed it with students at San Pedro High School in San Pedro, CA. Our goal is to save lives and have people drive safely. You can see more of our work at www.operationcleanslate.com […]
In an effort to reduce fatal accidents involving teen drivers, the leading cause of death for their age group, new phone apps allow parents to monitor and even limit teen phone and texting while driving. Other devices are installed directly in the car itself to record and grade a teen driver’s performance. More from Dayton […]
On January 22, 2014, Meridian launched a new coalition to help address youth safety recognizing that vehicle crashes are the number 1 killer of young people. The coalition has been named Meridian Advocates for Youth Safety (MAYS). MAYS will have its first meeting on February 13, 2014 at 4 pm at the Meridian Police Department. […]
Idaho’s Alive at 25 free driver awareness courses teach young drivers, ages 15 to 24, the importance and value of safe and defensive driving.
Visit alive AT 25 Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of serious injury and death for young drivers nationwide so the Idaho Transportation Department and its law enforcement partners offer an innovative defensive driving course for those drivers. Alive at 25 is a free class open to drivers 15 to 24 years of age […]