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 […]
47 of the 50 United States have some form of distracted driving law. Do you know what your state law is? We’re covering distracted driving state laws for most of our program states. Drivers should familiarize themselves with these laws as they are ever changing. Texas Texas is the 47th state to officially ban the […]
Raise Awareness of New Statewide Law in Effect September 1, 2017 Texas has finally joined most of the nation in banning texting while driving. Texting while driving within the state of Texas will be punishable by a fine of $25-99 for first-time offenders, and $100-200 for repeat offenders (though no points will be assigned). It’s […]
During the spring of 2017, 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 […]
Since 2002 Teens in the Driver Seat has reached over 1,250 schools and 1.3 million teens Car crashes are the number one killer of teens in America and for every American teen killed in a car crash, about 100 more are injured. Since 2002 Teens in the Driver Seat® (TDS) has been increasing awareness about […]
Texas TDS schools have reached over 90% seat belt usage rate.