Car crashes remain the No. 1 cause of death and injury for young people. For most of the past decade, teen crash deaths in the U.S. were on a decline before the trend reversed in 2013. Over those 10 years, we surveyed 109,266 teens at 281 schools in 11 states, to draw a distinction between […]
Teen drivers understand that texting and talking on their cell phones are among their most dangerous behaviors behind the wheel, but they admit to doing them anyway. That’s one of the findings from the Teen Driver Risk Awareness Survey conducted by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI).
Teens in the Driver Seat® was pleased to attend the achievement ceremony with Safe Kids Georgia at Chattahoochee High School recognizing student leaders and staff for their efforts in traffic safety education around their campus. Students were presented with a Resolution by Georgia House of Representative, Brad Raffensperger, District 50 on Thursday, May 17th. This […]
Year after year student organizations at Texas high schools and junior highs commit to actively participate in the State’s leading teen-led traffic safety program, Teens in the Driver Seat®. Teens in the Driver Seat® is an initiative of the Youth Transportation Safety Program at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute sponsored by the Texas Department of […]
Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) is a peer-to-peer traffic safety program for youth. The program has been in Nebraska High Schools since the 2013-2014 school year. Members of a TDS program at a school engage in many activities to promote safe driving. One of the activities that youth leaders in the program complete is […]
During the spring of 2018, 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 fifth year and consists of a pre-observation, three weeks of messaging, a post-observation, and a pizza party for […]