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SAFE Educational Activities

“The Mind Matters”

The Miss Kansas Organization and the Kansas Department of Transportation have partnered to keep Kansas roads safe.  Miss Kansas 2018, Hannah Klaassen 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.


2017 KDOT Traffic Crash Fact Book

2017 KDOT Quick Facts

Kansas Traffic Crash Facts - Seatbelts

Kansas Traffic Crash Facts - Distractions


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
The Gideon Family
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
Seatbelt check at athletic/school events with friendly reminders to buckle up
Booth/table at athletic/school event
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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