By Maddie Graham We know all of you have been harped about texting and driving as much as your mom tells you to wash the dishes. It’s everywhere: on billboards, safety messages at school, even advanced car technology that prevents cell phone use while driving. However, distracted driving is a much larger issue than just […]
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 […]
“Be the change you wish to see in the world” – Mahatma Ghandi When you read Ghandi’s words, he inspires you to get up, re-evaluate our world and think about how you can make a difference in issues facing our society. There are many challenges teens face, but one major threat occurs when we get […]
by Gabriella Medina A report by Liberty Mutual found that two-thirds of teens mirrored parents’ distracted driving habits. Teens have been told time and time again not to drive distracted, and research shows parents/guardians could actually be good deterrents to risky driving behavior, but it starts with parents recognizing and changing their poor driving habits. As you may […]
Crashes and fatalities are down slightly, but distracted driving still cause thousands of crashes each year.