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Register to host "Ticket Your Parent(s)" today!
It is critical to discuss safe driving habits years before teens actually get behind the wheel. Long before they learn to drive, teens learn driving habits by watching their parents. In fact, according to teens, their parents have the most influence over the kind of drivers teens become. Parents must set good examples. "Ticket Your Parent(s)" helps parents teach pre-teens to identify safe and unsafe driving practices.
The "Ticket Your Parent(s)" program was designed by the Ohio Teen Safe Driving Coalition in partnership with the National Safety Council. "Ticket Your Parent(s)" is for teachers or organization leaders who work closely with pre-teens. The program begins with a discussion about safe driving behaviors. Program facilitators give pre-teens a book of mock traffic tickets to issue to parents or other adult drivers engaging in unsafe driving behaviors. The tickets are not collected, but participants tally the number of tickets they issued for various offenses (i.e., using a cell phone, texting or not wearing a seat belt). After the program ends, pre-teens discuss what they learned while observing their parents’ driving behaviors.
Register to host "Ticket Your Parent(s)" today! Downloadable materials for use in driving the discussion and administering mock traffic tickets are free and available as soon as you register.
Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on safe teen driving, please take advantage of the following resources:
1. Visit the Ticket Your Parent(s) program webpage and register your high school to host a Ticket Your Parent(s) event.
2. Download all applicable materials for the coordination of the event.
3. Host a Ticket Your Parent(s) event at your high school.
To Get Your Points:
1. Complete a "Ticket Your Parent(s)" event at your school.
2. Over the course of the event, document its completion with photo/video evidence.
3. Click "Submit Your Points."
4. Enter the name of the submitter and select the activity completed, the county, and school.
5. Upload your photos/videos and a brief description of the activity (including the date of completion and any people pictured in the photo).
**Note -- Points for all award levels will be counted instantaneously, but the Silver Award will not be granted until a participating school has earned the Bronze Award!**