National Road Safety Foundation DRIVE2LIFE PSA Contest
YOU CAN HELP PREVENT SENSELESS CRASHES ON OUR ROADS!
Enter the Drive 2 Life PSA Contest as part of National Youth Traffic Safety Month. Contest deadline February 28, 2013.
Use your creativity to develop a traffic safety PSA and win an all-expenses paid trip to New York City and a $1,000 scholarship to have your PSA professionally produced. Read more here.
Please take advantage of the ADTSEA listserv hosted by Southern Illinois University and administered by Dale Ritzel. Listserv is an easy and efficient way to contact your fellow ADTSEA members with questions and concerns relating to Driver Education and Traffic Safety. You can visit the listserv website at http://listserv.siu.edu/scripts/wa.exe?A0=ADTSEA-MEMBERS-L.
New NHTSA Analysis Shows 2011 Traffic Fatalities Declined by Nearly Two Percent
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a new analysis indicating that highway deaths fell to 32,367 in 2011, marking the lowest level since 1949 and a 1.9 percent decrease from the previous year. The updated 2011 data announced today show the historic downward trend in recent years continued through last year and represent a 26 percent decline in traffic fatalities overall since 2005. Read more here.
Teen Driver Program In Georgia Gets National Recognition
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia parent-teen driver education program has been selected for inclusion in a national publication highlighting innovative programs helping reduce crashes involving teen drivers. Read the article here.
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study finds motor vehicle crashes decreased by 21%
A new study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety examined changes over time in the numbers and rates of police reported crashes, injuries and deaths, as well as the relationship between driver age and the risks that drivers pose to themselves and to others. See the study here.
Mark your Calendars!
July 13 – 15, 2013
2013 Annual NSSP Conference
The National Student Safety Program Annual Teen Leadership Training Conference invites teens from across the nation to share their peer education activities and projects, learn about new ideas and campaigns they can conduct in their schools and communities, and enjoy a memorable conference experience! This year’s conference is titled “DIRIGO!” (I Lead!)
Call for Proposals
NSSP National Teen Leadership Conference
Calling all presenters! The NSSP Teen Planning Committee is looking for student presenters to conduct a workshop. Share your expertise in leadership and/or knowledge in the areas of safe driving issues, healthy life style choices, alcohol, teen pregnancies, and other teen issues.
For more information visit our website here.
July 14 – 17, 2013
57th Annual ADTSEA Conference
This year’s conference is titled “Adopting and Implementing Novice Teen Driver Education and Training Administrative Standards” and will be held at the Double Tree by Hilton in Portland, ME. For more information visit our website at adtsea.org.