It is May which not only brings flowers, but traffic accidents!!
According to NOYS, the facts about teen driving accidents are alarming. Did you know…
The goal of the Global Youth Safety month long campaign, sponsored by NOYS, is to raise awareness about youth safety issues during spring & summer events like prom, graduation, and summer driving. According to researchers, May through July are the deadliest months for traffic accidents by teens.
NOYS Twitter Chat
May 6 @ 8PM ET – Drunk, Drugged and Drowsy Driving
May 13 @ 8PM ET – Seat Belts
May 20 @ 8PM ET – Driving Distractions
May 27 @ 8PM ET – Sharing the Road
Check out the Global Youth Safety Day Action Guide for activities for your school.
NOYS Action Guide
Activities for Peer Helpers and Students Interested in Community Service
Youth Correspondent – A great opportunity for youth to use multimedia to get out the word about traffic safety.
Host a Reality Check or student led discussion about underage drinking and driving with peers.
2015 Teen Driving Summit – October 16-20, 2015. Students can complete the mentoring application to apply for a coveted spot.
Other Youth Driving Safety Resources:
National Highway Safety Administration
National Safety Council
Teen Safe Driver
Teen Driver Source
Seat Belt Statistics for Your State
Student-Parent Driving Contract
Celebrate My Drive
All State Foundation
Geico Safe Driving Library
Teen Drive 365
Teens in the Driver’s Seat
CDC Safe Driving Resources
It Can Wait