These programs promote safer roads by providing credible tools and resources to teens, parents and educators. Please visit each site to learn more.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) cooperates with pediatricians and parents to ensure child health including safer teenage driving.
The American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA) is the professional association that represents traffic safety educators throughout the United States and abroad. As a national advocate for quality traffic safety education, ADTSEA creates and publishes policies and guidelines for the discipline.
The mission of the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) is collaborating to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health—through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats. On this site, you can take advantage of these "Parents Are the Key" tools and resources to get involved with your teen's driving.
The Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin (CHAW) assists local Wisconsin counties and communities with analyzing data, writing prevention recommendations and implementing evidence-based prevention activities. The Alliance works to raise awareness, mobilize leaders, impact public health and implement programs.
Children's Safety Network National Resource Center for Injury and Violence Prevention is dedicated to working with state, territorial and community Maternal & Child Health and Injury & Violence prevention programs to create an environment where all children and youth are safe and healthy.
Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) represents the state and territorial highway safety offices that implement programs to address highway safety issues, including occupant protection, impaired driving and speeding. GHSA provides leadership and advocacy for the states to improve traffic safety, influence national policy, enhance program management and promote best practices.
Impact Teen Drivers has been actively planning, developing, and delivering awareness through educational materials and programs on teen safe driving with emphasis on the dangers of distracted and reckless driving.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses—deaths, injuries and property damage—from crashes on the nation's roads.
The It Can Wait campaign reminds teens that no text message is worth dying for. Keep your eyes on the road and take the pledge. Keep yourself, and your passengers safe.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has developed a multi-tiered strategy to prevent motor vehicle-related deaths and injuries among teen drivers: increasing seat belt use, implementing graduated driver licensing, parental responsibility and reducing teen access to alcohol. From NHTSA you can get facts on distracted driving, get involved and help keep our roadways safe at distraction.gov. As you face the prospect of handing your teen the keys to the family car, the resources at safercar.org can help mold your young adult into a safe and capable driver.
National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) is a collaboration of over 70 national, youth-serving organizations, including non-profit organizations, business and industry leaders, and government agencies, with the common goal of promoting safe and healthy behaviors among our nation's youth.
The National Safety Council is a nonprofit organization that provides education to drivers of all vehicle types and monitors crash trends to find solutions and make accident prevention possible. The NSC is a major advocate against distracted driving and cell phone use behind the wheel. Check out their teen driver resources.
The National Sleep Foundation website provides best practices, facts and resources to help you stay alert and avoid drowsy driving.
Operation Click is a charitable organization that uses positive reinforcement, a signed contract, and adherence to the rules to promote safe driving habits. Each year students have a chance to win a new car donated by community dealerships and sponsors.
The mission of PATCH is "to improve adolescent health and well being by engaging, educating, and empowering youth and adults as trusted partners in care."
Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to preventing injuries in children, the number one killer of kids in the United States. Safe Kids Wisconsin is 1 of more than 400 grassroots coalitions in the U.S., and 25 partnering countries, that bring together health and safety experts, educators, corporations, foundations, governments and volunteers to educate and protect families. Their Countdown2Drive program helps families build trust by developing passenger agreements for teens.
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) works to prevent teens from making destructive decisions and helps them set a healthy course for their lives by providing the best prevention tools.
Teen Driver Source - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia supports teens, parents, policymakers, educators and researchers in their efforts to make the roads safer. Educational information and free downloadable resources are available to help you make a difference. Crossroads is proud to partner with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to provide TeenDrivingPlan in Wisconsin.
Teens in the Driver Seat® is a peer-to-peer program for teens that focuses on traffic safety and addresses the major risks for teen drivers. Teens develop and implement the program while Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) provides the science, guidance and project resources.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation works to improve the safety of our roadways in Wisconsin by providing tools and resources to the state of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (WDTSEA) is a professional education association targeting driver educators in Wisconsin. WDTSEA is the state affiliate of the American Driver and Traffic Safety Association.
The Wisconsin Professional Driving School Association is a group of Commercial Driving School Owners, Instructors and other Traffic Safety Professionals whose strive to improve the quality of Driver Education and Traffic Safety in the state of WI.