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Online resources for educators


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Resources from the U.S. Department of Transportation's distracted driving Web site

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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.