Motor vehicle safety is the use of education, partnerships and evidence based programs to promote safety on roads. Topics can include:
Teens in the Driver Seat is a free program offered to Nebraska schools. The program provides free materials and help in carrying out activities. TDS has shown a decrease in 16 of the 17 risky driving behaviors surveyed. More information about the success of TDS can be found on the trend report.
TDS focuses on the top five risks for teen drivers:
Learn more about TDS on the TDS website and with this Nebraska TDS information sheet.
Fill out the 2018-2019 application to be considered as a TDS school.
Parents play a key role in keeping their teen safe at the wheel. Parents who are supportive, involved and enforce driving restrictions can lower their teen's crash risk by 50 percent.
Teens with involved parents/guardians are:
Click here for a summary of Nebraska's GDL driving restrictions for teens 14 to 17 years of age.
Read more about the four types of driving permits.
There are proven public health strategies that can be implemented to reach the Toward Zero Deaths goal on Nebraska's roads. These guides provide traffic safety advocates and communities summarized data and proven interventions to reduce the state's motor vehicle related crashes, injuries, and deaths. Topics covered are: