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SAFE Educational Activities

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 years 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 before April 3rd. 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 28th in order to receive the necessary materials in time.

Distracted Driving Campaign Sign Up Form


The Miss Kansas Organization and the Kansas Department of Transportation have partnered to keep Kansas roads safe.  Miss Kansas 2017, Krystian Fish will be traveling the state presenting to SAFE schools on traffic safety issues. 

Presentations will last approximately 45-60 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.


Student to Student

Thumb rings (anti-texting and driving)
Give candy kisses for signing pledge card
Hand out Smarties and Dum-Dums or Lifesavers candy
Traffic safety note posted on lockers
"Belt-On Day" (make and wear duct tape seatbelts)


Student to Student Body

Booster to Belts Program
Guest Speaker (paramedic, law enforcement, crash victim)
ThinkFirst of Greater Kansas City
ThinkFirst of Topeka
ThinkFirst of Wichita
Texting & driving obstacle course with golf carts
ThinkFast Interactive
Joe White- "My Story"
Jared Estes
Daily verbal reminders given by students & teachers
Seatbelt statistics school wide announcements
Graduated Driver license Video
Show traffic safety videos/PSA (breakfast, lunch, home room, seminar)
Drive remote control cars with "drunk goggles"
Seatbelt "fire drill"
Article or ad in the school newsletter, yearbook, newspaper, website
Safety Break!
School Bus Safety
School Bus Stop Arm Law


School to Community

Mock Trial Script
Messages on the marquee sign at your school
Flyers or sticky notes on windshields during school or at athletic/school event
Traffic Safety announcement at athletic/school event
Seatbelt check at athletic/school events with friendly reminders to buckle up
Booth/table at athletic/school event
Ad/quote/flyer in sports program
Article or ad in city/county newspaper
Press Release-personalize and submit to your local newspaper
Distracted Driving Calendar - Social Media Messages
New School Press Release
Returning School Press Release







Student to Student Body & School to Community

SAFE event (school wide or community)
Highway Patrol Convincer/Rollover simulator
Vince and Larry costumes
Traffic safety poster in school & around town
RIDE Program


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