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Stop the Texts Stop the Wrecks

Nearly 500,000 young adults each year are injured due to distracted driving, including texting, mobile instant messaging, updating social media platforms, etc. Get the facts and discover tips on how to avoid texting while driving from this campaign developed by the Ad Council, State Attorneys General, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Texting & Driving: "It Can Wait" Campaign

AT&T is committed to putting an end to texting and driving. Their goal is to generate a change in the thinking and behavior of all wireless users. AT&T offers information and several resource tools to help you jumpstart a campaign in your school or company: Fact Sheet and "The Last Text" documentary.


California Driver Handbook  – Minors Traffic Violations

Nearly 50 percent of the drivers between 15–19 years of age are convicted of a traffic violation in their first year of driving. The most common violation is for speeding. Drivers in this group have the highest traffic conviction, collision, and injury rates of any age group.


Auto Club of America - Teen Drivers 

Download your free copy of the Auto Club Parent/Teen Driving Agreement and learn more about the many teen driver resources, including 10 Deadly Teen Driver Mistakes...And How to Avoid Them.

External Links


Safe Routes to Schools Marin

The mission of Marin's Safe Routes to Schools program is to increase the number of children walking and biking to school. The initiative integrates health, fitness, traffic relief, environmental awareness, and safety all under one program.


National Center for Safe Routes to School

These resources from the National Center for Safe Routes to School offer helpful guidelines for educating parents, teachers, and children on safe ways to walk and bike to school: Pedestrian Tip Sheets and Bicycle Safety Resources.


Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

Provides a national clearinghouse for information about health and safety, engineering, advocacy, education, enforcement, access, and mobility for pedestrians (including transit users) and bicyclists.


Share the Road

Developed by the Marin County Bicycle Coalition (MCBC), the Share the Road campaign reviews the need for mutual respect and understanding between cyclists and motorists as well as their shared rights and responsibilities on public roads.


Kids and Bicycle Safety

Bicycle riding is fun, healthy, and a great way to be independent. But it is important to remember that a bicycle is not a toy; it’s a vehicle! Be cool, and follow these basic safety tips from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration.

 

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