Events & Contests

2015 Sponstar Nominations

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

SponStar nominations are closed. The purpose of this award is to recognize the teacher/sponsors that make a difference to teens through their work with the Teens in the Driver Seat® program. Guidelines: A teacher/sponsor is defined as a “non-student” adult

2015 – 2016 Teen Advisory Board Applications

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

The TAB application is closed. Teens in the Driver Seat® is the nation’s first peer-to-peer safety program for young drivers, involving teenagers directly in developing and delivering driving safety messages. The goal of Teens in the Driver Seat® is to

Ride With Me Activity Pilot – A teen-to-parent initiative

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Ride With Me is a teen-to-parent initiative to help reduce teen crashes. This pilot program is available in California and Texas high schools and requires a TDS team to present set materials to a group of parents and provide feedback to TDS on the outcome of the delivery.

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.

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!


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!

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!