The 2017 “No 2 Distracted Driving” Video Contest
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 71% of teens and young people say they have composed/sent SMS messages while driving. Fully 78% say they have read an SMS message while driving. And the University of Michigan Transporation Research Institute says 25% of teen drivers respond to a text message every time they’re behind the wheel.
High school students from around Hampton Roads have created videos warning of the dangers of distracted driving. A panel of judges selected four finalists from all the entries. Now it’s time for you to help determine the winner. View the videos and be sure to vote for your favorite below. The individual student or student group whose video wins will receive a $3,500 cash prize and their associated high school will win a $3,500 cash prize. The last day to view and vote for your favorite is November 26th!