SADD is sponsoring a year-round Teen Safety Campaign to deter underage drinking, drug use and impaired driving. This campaign will run four times a year to target when teens are most at risk. Materials will be distributed to all SADD chapters with instructions on forming partnerships with law enforcement, the courts, parents, private businesses and other important community entities. For more information, contact the SADD National Office at (877) SADDINC or check out their web site at www.saddonline.com
Straight Down the Road
This brochure discusses
the social, legal and personal consequences of being arrested while riding
your motorcycle impaired.
Impaired Driving in the United States State Cost Fact Sheets
Under a grant with the National Public Services Research Institute (NPSRI), fact sheets were developed on the economic costs of alcohol-related crashes on a state-by-state basis, and the effectiveness of impaired driving laws on the number of alcohol-related crashes. State Fact Sheets are available only on NHTSA's website at www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/alcohol/page%202.htm
You're Not A Kid Anymore
This brochure targets
motorcycle riders age 25 and younger. It provides a series of facts about
safe riding with an emphasis on riding sober. Riders are urged to ride
with the headlight on, wear a helmet and proper eye gear as well as appropriate
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation, with support from NHTSA, has revised the impaired riding module of the Motorcycle RiderCourse: Riding and Street Skills®. Riding Straight is a 12-minute video addressing the effects of alcohol on the skills needed to safely operate a motorcycle and discussing ways peers can tactfully prevent friends from riding impaired. The accompanying Riding Straight: Leader's Guide provides information to individuals wishing to deliver a stand-alone program addressing impaired riding. The Leader's Guide includes a sample flyer and press release, a reproducible work sheet, a summary of the video's major points, and suggested topics to cover in a group discussion. For additional information contact the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, 2 Jenner Street, Suite 150, Irvine, CA 92618-3812. Phone: (949) 727-3227.
D.E.A.D. (Drinking and Driving Ends All), "Shattered Dreams," A Guide for Program Planners
This planner features
tips and ideas for schools planning underage drinking prevention activities.
It also presents guidelines for an overnight leadership retreat for the student
volunteers representing those who died to simulate students and their families
the experience of their being gone after a death. At the retreat, counselors
and other mental health professionals help students process their experiences.
Zero Tolerance Means Zero Chances Peer Action Guide
This Peer Action
Kit is designed to provide groups conducting Zero Tolerance activities
with the resources they need to effectively plan and promote their events,
including the program brochure, resource guide, media guide, fact sheets,
talking points, logo sheets, and camera-ready artwork for hand-out fliers
and print public service announcements. Copies can be ordered by visiting
the NHTSA Web site at www.nhtsa.dot.gov