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.
The activity, Zero Crazy, is in its fourth year and consists of a pre-observation, three weeks of messaging, a post-observation, and a pizza party for the schools that completed and returned all observation data.
Who hasn’t heard that texting and driving don’t mix? Certainly, by now, we all know that it’s a dangerous distraction. So, why are we still doing it? Isn’t that the question of the decade! Why is it dangerous? We know that texting is a quadruple threat for teens because it takes at least one hand […]
Social media isn’t going away soon, so educating younger drivers about the dangers of distracted driving is key to reducing deaths among them on our nation’s roadways.
Who is excited that you or your BFF is or has received their license? What’s not to be excited about, right? Getting a license is one more step toward…FREEDOM…from being shuttled around by parents! We all hear about the distractions of cell phones, but the distraction of another passenger can be just as dangerous. Think […]
Kent Crowell, a Midland ISD teacher and Teens in the Driver Seat® (TDS) teacher-sponsor, was recently instrumental in the new texting-and-driving ban instituted in Midland, Texas, on October 1, 2015. Midland is the forty-first Texas city to enact such an ordinance. Under the new law, drivers can no longer legally view, send, or type a […]