During the fall of 2017, Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) launched the 5th annual Zero Crazy activity to increase seat belt use among teen drivers and passengers at TDS schools.
With the last 15 years of his professional career dedicated to the safety of teen drivers and their passengers, Russell Henk, senior research engineer with the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), has been named chairperson of Texas’ Teen Safe Driving Coalition — a partnership led by the National Safety Council. Henk is the program manager of […]
by Stacey Tisdale This is the 3rd in a series of blogs about effective Peer Leadership. The first blog is about the definition of Peer Leader, and the second one talks about why Effective Peer Leadership works. Plan activities with the outcome in mind! A simple statement, but not always a simple task, right? This […]
by Stacey Tisdale The last blog talked about the definition of a Peer Leader. This time, let’s talk about how to be an effective Peer Leader. So, what personality type make a great Peer Leader? You may automatically think of someone competitive and dynamic or someone energetic and unafraid to speak to large crowds, but […]
The History of Teens in the Driver Seat® Dear Friends, This year, Teens in the Driver Seat celebrates its 15-year anniversary and will provide more than 350 schools with the opportunity to provide empowering, results-driven community service to help make roads safer across the United States. Our hope is to continue to leverage the influence […]
by Stacey Tisdale A Quick Self-Test Do you consider yourself a Peer Leader? If you answered “no,” why not? Being a Peer Leader is a role that all TDS team members possess, sometimes even when they don’t think they are doing much at all. Take a look at the questions below and see if you […]