National Teen Driver Safety Week 2017 Resources

   

National Teen Driver Safety Week: October 15 to 21, 2017

Parachute is excited to announce the fifth annual National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW) in Canada. NTDSW is designed to drive public awareness of teen driver safety issues, and encourages community and youth involvement as part of the solution. National Teen Driver Safety Week will run from October 15 to 21, 2017. Great momentum was achieved in 2016. Parachute and our community partners hosted over 500 events, and we are looking for even greater engagement in this year’s program.

This year, our messaging will focus on the issues of drugged, distracted, impaired and aggressive driving (including speeding). We are excited to work with local schools, police and partners to implement activities in communities across the country, including Positive Ticketing Blitzes and Parking Lot Chalk Makeovers.

We will also encourage teens, parents and community partners to join the discussion on social media, using the hashtag #GetHomeSafe. Please email Isabel at icupryn@parachutecanada.org for more information and how you can participate in 2017.

Community toolkits

Your NTDSW toolkit will include a ballot box (for the Positive Ticketing Blitz), positive tickets, postcards, pens, jumbo sidewalk chalk (for the Parking Lot Chalk Makeover) and swag bracelets. 

Order toolkits for your community here

 

Downloadable resources

 
     
 

Information sheets

     
 

Social media

     
 

Activity guides

     
 

Infographic

     

 

Media tools

  • Media Release Template - Once you download this Word document, go to your Downloads to double-click and open it. Then fill in your information, and distribute to your local media.​

  • Consent and Release Form - Use this to obtain consent from participants appearing or contributing in digital content related to your campaigns.

     

 

National Teen Driver Safety Week 2017 is presented in part by:

 

                     

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