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SAFE Educational Activities

Just Drive

The Kansas Department of Transportation, Kansas Department of Education and the Kansas Insurance Commissioner would like to invite your high school to participate in this year's Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign.

April is distracted driving awareness month and we want to help you focus on distracted driving prevention.

To participate in this campaign, complete the order form and you will receive a Distracted Driving Awareness educational kit. The kit will contain texting and driving law cards and posters, campaign posters, a campaign message calendar and pledge cards.

Please sign up to participate in this campaign before March 15th in order to receive the necessary materials in time.

Distracted Driving Campaign Sign Up Form

Miss Kansas

The Miss Kansas Organization and the Kansas Department of Transportation have partnered to keep Kansas roads safe.

Miss Kansas 2024 Alexis Smith is available to give a live or virtual presentation to SAFE schools on traffic safety issues.

Presentations will last approximately 45 minutes.

If you would like Miss Kansas to come to your school, please register here.

Number of presentations are limited and will be set up on a first come basis and is subject to Miss Kansas' schedule.

Click here to download a PDF version of the SAFE Miss Kansas 2023 poster (11x17)


SAFE Activity Ideas

Chalk it Up!

Booster to Belts

KaHoot Challenge

ThinkFast Interactive

Kansas Highway Patrol Rollover Demonstrator

Kansas Highway Patrol Seatbelt Convincer

Create a fence display

Social Media Messages

Traffic Safety Parade Floats

Mock Trial Script

SAFE Traffic Citation

Traffic Safety Posters

Mock Crash

Game Day Reminders

Halloween Glow Bags for Pedestrian Safety

Give Out Candy (Smarties, Dum-Dums, Lifesavers, etc.)

Traffic Safety Signs

SAFE Spirit Week

Articles or Advertisements
(In Print or Online)

Library Display of Stories That Involve a Crash

Concessions Coupons

Pledge Card Signing and Red Thumb Event
(Paint a Thumbnail Red as a Reminder to Drive Without Using Your Phone)

Sign a big SAFE pledge poster

Invite A Guest Speaker

(Local Law Enforcement, Paramedic, Crash Victim, etc.)

ThinkFirst of Greater Kansas City

Nicole Allensworth (Texting and Driving)
Joe White (Underage Drinking)
Jared Estes (Drunk Driving Victim)
Garry Parker (Defensive Driving)
Karen Williams  STEP Classes
In this six-part series, Karen Williams takes teens on a journey to explain how biology and changes in their brain affects everything in their lives - especially the challenges they face as they learn to drive safely.

More Ideas:

Show traffic safety PSAs
Put a traffic safety message on your school's marquee sign

Seatbelt "fire drill" game

Put flyers or sticky notes on windshields during classes or at a school event

Adopt-A-Highway program

Drive a golf cart or remote control cars while wearing drunk goggles or texting

Put traffic safety notes on lockers

Kansas' Graduated Driver's License video

Make and wear duct tape seatbelts

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