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Iowa driver's education instructor's information

Links to other driver education related websites

These links are for the benefit of those who access this site and are not meant to represent authorization of any product or group. Suggestions for other websites to be listed here may be submitted to Toni.Kerkove@dot.iowa.gov

Textbook addresses and websites

Drive Right
Prentice Hall
P.O. Box 2500
Lebanon, Indiana 46052-9924
Telephone: 800-848-9500
Website: http://www.phschool.com/

Today’s Handbook Plus 
NTSA International
7953 Duranceau
LaSalle QC Canada
H8P 3R8
Toll-free: 866-475-1999
E-mail: Charles Torreiro at ntsa.int@mac.com

How To Drive
AAA Traffic Safety
1000 AAA Drive
M/S 76, Heathrow
Florida 32746-5063
Telephone:  952-707-4466
E-mail: jean.ocallaghan@mn-ia.aaa.com

License To Drive
Delmar
3 Columbia Circle
P.O. Box 15015, Albany
New York 12212-0515
Toll-free: 800-998-7498
Website: http://www.delmarlearning.com/companions/index.asp?isbn=1401879764

Responsible Driving
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
8787 Orion Place
Columbus, Ohio 432-4027
Toll-free:  800-338-3987
E-mail: altmw_reg@mcgraw-hill.com


Organizations

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
Website:  http://www.aaafoundation.org/home

AAA
Website:  http://partner.aaa.biz/portal/site/trafficsafety
Site for the AAA Driver Training Catalog.
Note the AAA's 'Teaching Your Teens to Drive' package

ABATE of Iowa, Inc.
Website:  http://www.abateiowa.org/
E-mail:  jcgordy@abateiowa.org
Telephone:  641-858-5001
An organized group of motorcycle riders who can do presentations for your class on motorcycle safety and sharing the road with motorcycles. They have a "Share the Road" video that supplements their presentation.

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
Website:  http://www.saferoads.org/
E-mail:  advocates@saferoads.org
An alliance of consumer, health and safety groups and insurance companies/agents working together to make America's roads safer.

American Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA)
Website: http://www.adtsea.org/adtsea/
A professional association representing traffic safety educators through the United States. Check out the Resource Library.

Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists
Website:  http://www.driver-ed.org/
Information about Driver Rehabilitation Specialists and some ideas about working with some disabilities.

AT&T 
An 11-minute documentary developed by AT&T to warn young people about the dangers of texting and driving.
Website:  http://www.att.com/gen/press-room?pid=2964

Decision: Donation
Website: http://www.organdonor.gov/
This is the website from the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services that contains programs and materials promoting organ donation. Also see "Iowa Donor Network" in this list of links.

Delta Integration Inc.
Website:  http://www.deltaintegration.com
E-mail:  deltaintegration@verizon.net
A site that provides driver education equipment.

Driver Education Newsletter (Canadian)
Website:  http://www.drivers.com/

Driver-Zed
Website:  http://driverzed.org/
The AAA Foundation's interactive program on CD to teach crash avoidance and risk assessment and management in the driving environment.

Driving Skills for Life
From the Ford Motor Co., a site concentrating on key driving skills that Ford, GHSA and other safety experts promote hazard recognition, vehicle handling, speed management and space management.  The site includes materials for students, parents and educators for home, school and community.
Website:  http://www.drivingskillsforlife.com
Telephone: 888-987-8765

I Promise Program
Website:  http://www.ipromiseprogram.com/
A program using a contract and other incentives to produce better drivers in students
and possibly their parents.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety - Highway Loss Data Institute
Website:  http://www.hwysafety.org/
An independent, non-profit, scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses from crashes on the nation's highways.

Iowa Association of Safety Education (IASE)
Fall 2011 Bulletin
E-mail: rkhuelman@q.com
The IASE is the professional organization of driver educators in Iowa.

Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS)
http://www.dps.state.ia.us/
The home page has links to different organizations within Iowa DPS. I would especially direct you to the sites for: the brochure "Don't Veer for Deer," the "New Iowa Laws" box, the ".08 BAC Law" box and the Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau. This is a good source of information for teachers and students and also contacts within the organization.

Iowa Donor Network
E-mail: rcerny@iadn.org
Telephone 319-665-3787 in North Liberty(Main Office), 515-727-7897 in Johnston or 712-279-2337 in Sioux City.
Website: http://www.iowadonornetwork.com/
An Iowa agency with videos and other information on Organ Donor and the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act. The website has a variety of information for people seeking more information about organ donation and related topics. Speakers may be arranged through this network and they also have the Iowa Donor Registry brochure.

Iowa Highway Safety Management System (Iowa SMS) 
Office of Traffic and Safety
Website: http://www.iowadot.gov/traffic/sections/safety.htm

KidsHealth from Nemours
Helping Teens Learn to Drive
http://kidshealth.org/parent/positive/family/driving_lessons.html

LELANDWEST Rest Insured
A Comprehensive Auto Safety Guide
http://www.lelandwest.com/comprehensive-auto-safety-guide.cfm

National Institute for Driver Behavior
Website: http://www.nidb.org/

National Mobility Equipment Dealer's Association
Website: http://www.nmeda.org/
This is a national nonprofit trade association, with dealer locator that deals in safe adaptive transportation equipment.

National Safety Council
Website:  http://www.nsc.org
In the upper right corner, enter “Driving” for related information.

O S Brake Inc. (Cable-Operated Dual Brake)
Website: http://www.osbrake.com

Iowa Operation Lifesaver
|E-mail: iowa4ol@yahoo.com
An Iowa agency with videos and other information about railroad safety.
The national umbrella organization for Operation Lifesaver Inc. has teacher resources and related links.
Website: http://www.oli.org/

Safety Industries Inc. (driver education supplies)
Website: http://www.safety-industries.com/

State Farm Youth Advisory Board Grant
State Farm’s Youth Advisory Board grant applications are available on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011. The service-learning grants range from $25,000 - $100,000 and are available to any public school.   
Website: www.statefarmyab.com

The Truth About Teen Driving
Is your teen heading for a crash?
Website: www.fullcoverageautoinsurances.com/truth-about-teen-driving//

Think First/Traumatic Injury Prevention Strategies (TIPS)
TIPS is a school-based assembly program geared toward junior high and high school students focusing on brain and spinal cord injuries. It is part of the Iowa Health System.
Website: www.thinkfirstiowa.org

TruckersReport
Driving rules and tips for beginners.
Website: www.thetruckersreport.com/driving-rules-and-tips-for-beginners/

Virginia Parents and Driver Ed
The site has numerous topics for parents and young drivers to considerin relation to young people learning to drive and driving by themselves.
Website: http://www.safeteendriving.org/involved/forparents.php