Teen drivers get creative to solve distracted driving

Published on Monday, August 26, 2013

Create Real Impact ContestCreate Real Impact is a contest created by Impact Teen Drivers that encourages young drivers (ages 14-22) to start talking about ways to stop the deadly epidemic of reckless and distracted driving. The contest requires an original and creative work that proposes a solution to deadly driving behavior. Eligible entrants will promote their works at Create Real Impact to share their solutions, obtain votes and compete to win the grand prize for their category. 

California Casualty is the founding sponsor of Impact Teen Drivers, and is eager to get word out about the Create Real Impact contest to Education Professionals nationwide. Visit Create Real Impact for more information and contest rules.

Original works include art for posters or t-shirts, performed or written music, videos for use as PSAs, and creative writing.  All entries are to be submitted to Create Real Impact from August 26 to November 1, 2013. Online voting for the competition will be open to the public as promoted and distributed by the contestants starting November 2 and ending November 8, 2013.  The winners will be announced November 13, 2013. Each category will have three prizes awarded based upon online voting and one grand prize winner chosen by a panel of expert judges provided by Impact Teen Drivers.

The Create Real Impact Contest began in 2009 as an incentive to teenagers to understand and share the potential risks of distracted driving, particularly among novice drivers, and to get them thinking about ways to bring a stop to the number one killer of teens in America. Since its inception, this contest has been shared with over two million high school, trade school, college, and university students. Thecontest is sponsored and supported by the board members of Impact Teen Drivers. In 2013, the collaboration and cooperation of California and national teen safe driving coalitions allowed the contest to grow into its current format reaching novice drivers nationwide.

Impact Teen Drivers is an organization dedicated to educating teens on the dangers of reckless and distracted driving. Impact provides schools all across the country with hard-hitting educational materials that effectively educate teens on these dangers, and how they can prevent their death and the deaths of those they love.  Visit Impact Teen Drivers for free resources and information on this topic.


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