Tips for a Safe Bus Ride & How to Stop for A School Bus Some 25 million students nationwide begin and end their day with a trip on a school bus. School buses are the safest way for students to travel, but they also need to do their part to stay alert and aware of their surroundings […]
By Rubi Mares This is the 4th blog in the series about effective Peer Leadership. We’ve covered what it means to be Peer Leaders and why Effective Peer Leadership works, then went into Conducting Meaningful Activities. Now, we’d like to discuss how to find out if your activities are changing knowledge and/or behavior in your […]
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 […]