Online resources for educators
Resources from the U.S. Department of Transportation's distracted driving Web site
- Actions that make a difference in public education
- U.S. DOT tools for schools
- Letter for school officials to parents
- Parent-teen driving contract
- Parent-teen distracted driving flyer
- Sample morning announcements
Online banner ads from the U.S. Department of Transportation's distracted driving Web site
Things educators can do to get teens involved
- Wear thumb bands to display your commitment.
- Challenge other schools to participate.
- Post articles on school Web sites.
- Distribute campaign materials.
- Arrange for morning announcements at high schools.
- Work with student leadership groups.
- Work with high school journalism/newspaper students to write stories for the student newspaper.
- Provide visual displays for students.
- Sponsor a "Pledge Day."
- Display safety message on outside message boards/marquees on school campuses.
- Partner with local business or chains to offer free products/coupons to teens wearing their seat belts.
- Include a print ad in the school newsletter.
- Distribute flyers to teen drivers.