During the fall of 2019, Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) launched the 7th annual Zero Crazy activity to increase seat belt use among teen drivers and passengers at TDS schools. Take a look at the results!
High school student teams were asked to observe teen drivers and log if they were or were not visibly using an electronic device. Junior High student teams were asked to observe adult drivers and log electronic use.
As a continuation of last year’s discovery, when we compare schools that have participated in the activity multiple years with first-year activity schools, we found that the multi-year (participated 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 years) young driver pre-observations were higher than first-year young driver pre-observations. These results suggest regular focus on this risk is resulting in less young driver distractions over time.
Think about it: you get up and go to work and you constantly have to watch for drivers who may be unsafe or even angry you are doing your job. That’s not right! Last year (2017) 132 workers didn’t go home at the end of their work day. We need to help get that number to ZERO! So, here are some tips to keep everyone safe.
During the fall of 2018, Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) launched the 6th annual Zero Crazy activity to increase seat belt use among teen drivers and passengers at TDS schools. The activity consists of a pre-observation, three weeks of messaging, a post-observation, and a pizza party for the schools that completed and returned all […]
The Nebraska Teen Driving Experiences survey captures a broad array of behaviors and attitudes related to driving. The current survey instrument has now been implemented for four consecutive years. Over these four years, between 12 and 19 TDS schools have collected surveys. A total of seven schools have collected surveys in all four years since the 2013-2014 school year.
During the spring of 2018, Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) supported an activity at TDS schools to decrease electronic use among teen drivers and adult drivers who transport students.