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!
Alyssa Noland, a teacher at Chattahoochee High School in John’s Creek, Georgia, recently spoke to us about the school’s Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) work with Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS). Their team began with zero students and now has an impressive 25 students. Here’s how they started and how they achieved their great […]
Teens across Texas and Georgia united for a weekend of learning and entertainment as the Youth Transportation Safety Program hosted their Teens in the Driver Seat® (TDS) Summit in San Marcos, Texas. The Summit featured expert presenters and safety advocates with breakout sessions and interactive activities targeted at convincing teen drivers and passengers that they […]
Toombs County High School’s FCCLA team has been a successful Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) program team for the past five year. They have won awards from both Georgia FCCLA and TDS for their work in spreading the message of safe teen driving. This year, they achieved All-Stars status and earned $1,000 from TDS. […]
As part of National Teen Driving Safety Week, the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s Teens in the Driver Seat® (TDS) Program is announcing that a generous grant from General Motors (GM) will help TDS reach even more teen drivers with its safety messaging next year. These funds will support ongoing outreach efforts in Texas, where TDS was […]
by Waamene Yowika Pedestrian crashes are on the rise in Texas. In 2016, 678 pedestrian fatalities occurred in Texas. Pedestrian crashes accounted for 3,434 fatal crashes (16 percent of all fatal crashes) and 6,815 severe crashes (7 percent of all serious crashes) from 2010–2016 (1). What the data also tells us is most pedestrian crashes […]