Events & Contests

2014-2015 Driving the Message Video, Poster, and T-Shirt Contest

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Teens in the Driver Seat® offers the annual Driving the Message Contest to encourage teens to speak up and save a life. Sponsored by State Farm and AAA.

El Paso Area Jr. High Leadership Rally

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Get excited about saving lives! Come by for an hour of leadership skill building and to learn how you can launch the Teens in the Driver Seat Jr. High program at your school. Learn leadership skills and get information on starting Teens in the Driver Seat Jr. High at your school

2014-2015 Teens in the Driver Seat Cup

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

It’s the Annual Teens in the Driver Seat Cup! Points are awarded for being active and participating in the program. How easy is that?!? Well, get your game face on, there are points to be earned and cash and prizes to be won!

Catch the CRZY!

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Catch the CRZY! is a 9-week activity (3 weeks to complete a pre-observation, 3 weeks of messaging, and 3 weeks to complete a post-observation) to help curb dangerous teen driving habits in your community. In the fall we take on seat belts and in the spring, it’s distracted driving. Observations are done to get a picture of the problem and again to see if your team made a difference. It’s CRZY fun and your team gets rewarded with a gift card for completing everything! PARTY!

Teens in the Driver Seat Summit!

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Teens, teachers and safety professionals gathered for the Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) Summit to spread awareness about teen driving dangers in San Antonio, Texas, in May. The two-day event included presentations, interactive exhibits and an awards luncheon to recognize top performing TDS schools.

Catch the CRZY! End Distracted Driving

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Be part of the all-new Catch the CRZY! activity. Find the CRZY distracted drivers in your school and help change their CRZY ways! Win extra TDS Cup points and a Pizza Party upon completion.

2012-2013 Teens in the Driver Seat® Cup

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Here are the winners! They made the commitment, they did the work and are helping save lives, and they get our BIRTHDAY CASH! Sa-weet!

Georgia Outstanding Schools

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

We have the Georgia Teens in the Driver Seat® Outstanding School winners! Check it out!

Texas Teens in the Driver Seat® Cup, sponsored by State Farm

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

We searched the state over and found the best schools we could find! Here are the Texas Cup winners, sponsored by State Farm.


Monday, April 16th, 2012

The SponStar award recognizes the teacher/sponsors that make a difference to teens through their work with the Teens in the Driver Seat® program. Nominate yours!

Teen Advisory Board

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Apply to be part of the 2014-15 Teens in the Driver Seat Teen Advisory Board. Get involved, be active, and make a difference! Application deadline in March 31, 2013.

Pledge to Keep Our Drive Alive

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Together we can all make a difference in saving U.S. teens from the number one killer. If you are a young driver, take the pledge to stay safe behind the wheel. If you are a rider, take the pledge to know the dangers and keep yourself and others safe. Keep our drive alive!