On Friday, October 26, 2018, at a luncheon held to honor finalists in nine categories of volunteers, the Norfolk JOOI Clubs were announced as the ServeNebraska Step Forward 2018 Volunteer Group of the Year. JOOI (pronounced “joy”) members are Junior Optimists and youth members of Optimist International. The Norfolk JOOI Clubs are comprised of students […]
The Nebraska Teen Driving Experiences survey captures a broad array of behaviors and attitudes related to driving. The current survey instrument has now been implemented for four consecutive years. Over these four years, between 12 and 19 TDS schools have collected surveys. A total of seven schools have collected surveys in all four years since the 2013-2014 school year.
This week (Oct. 18-24, 2015) is National Teen Driver Safety Week, when the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) focuses on raising awareness of the #1 killer of teens aged 14-18 years old in the U.S.: motor vehicle crashes. According to NHTSA, in 2013 alone, there were 2,614 teens were involved in fatal crashes, with […]