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In collaboration with our partners at Teens in the Driver’s Seat® last semester students across the state had the opportunity to take part in the 7th annual Zero Crazy activity to increase seat belt use around their school campus. High school student teams were asked to observe teen drivers and passengers and log […]Continue Reading →
Annual Teen Driver Safety Week is upon us! And if you’re wondering how to make the most of it this year, buckle up—we’ve got some cool, new opportunities coming your way! But first, here is a little background on our teen driver safety initiative, Teens in the Driver Seat:
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On June 19, 2019 By SafeKidsGeorgia
As we wrap up the end of another great school year, we reflect on the collaboration between the Georgia Department of Transportation and Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Teens in the Driver Seat® has developed a national reach of more than 1.3 million youth and Safe Kids Georgia/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta serve as the state partner […]Continue Reading →
Last month, two high school students from Pepperell High School attended the Injury Prevention Day at the Georgia State Capitol. Eva Ellenburg and Kaitlyn Morgan have been dedicated student advocates of teen driving safety and active participants in the Teens in the Driver’s Seat® program. Currently, they hold leadership positions as Teen Advisory Board members […]Continue Reading →
The importance of seat belt usage is certainly something that every teen and even adult should take seriously. In collaboration with our partners at Teens in the Driver’s Seat® last semester students across the state had the opportunity to take part in the 6th annual Zero Crazy activity to increase seat belt use around their […]Continue Reading →
Now that the school year is in full swing, we invite you to bring traffic safety education to your high school or middle school. Register your school today to be a 2018-19 participant in this peer-to-peer safe driving program.
Send in your registration form now and begin planning outreach activities for […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Georgia was pleased to attend the achievement ceremony with Teens in the Driver Seat® 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 […]Continue Reading →
On Friday, June 23, 2017, Safe Kids Georgia held their quarterly Coalition Resource Meeting at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Georgia. The Safe Kids Georgia team and fifteen of our Safe Kids Coalitions participated. During our quarterly meeting, our coordinators were able to share beneficial information along with recent successes.
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This session was moderated by Emma Harrington, Injury Prevention Director at Sheperd Center.
Garrett Townsend, Director, Public Affairs, AAA
Russell H. Henk, P.E. Program Manager & Senior Research Engineer, “Teens In the Driver’s Seat”
Kenneth Bain, Program Director, Cinema Drive
Garrett Townsend of AAA gave […]Continue Reading →