"Always Speak Up"
2023 Drive2Life PSA Contest to empower passengers to SPEAK UP for safe driving.
Students must write a script for a 30-second public service announcement (PSA) video to empower passengers to SPEAK UP for safe driving.
One Grand Prize student winner will receive $2,000 and the chance to produce his or her PSA with an Emmy Award-winning producer. Plus, the winner and his or her PSA will be featured on Teen Kids News! See the Prizes section below for more details.
2019 statistics show that:*
- 62% of all traffic fatalities were passengers.
- 13% of people who died in alcohol-related fatalities were passengers.
- 53% of children killed in alcohol-related crashes were passengers.
Download, photocopy, and distribute the reproducible activity sheets to the right, to all students, or share the PDFs through your school’s digital platform if you’re connecting with students remotely. Prepare the materials for each activity and preview videos in advance. Distribute the family letter as well to help parents continue the conversation at home.
Deadline for entries is March 21, 2023
For information, entry form, prize details and complete rules, see the links to the right. No videos or group entries will be accepted. No purchase is necessary and the contest is void where prohibited.
This contest is co-sponsored by our partner Young Minds Inspired (YMI)
Bethany Brown, Cave Creek, AZ
"There are No Re-dos in Life"
Runners-up – Joanna Solis, William Cherry, Paige Creswell, Michelle Emanuele
"Just Because You Can"
Runners-up - Christopher Litrenta, Conor Joyce, Michelle Tansey, Stephanie Miller
Runners-up – Lila MacDonald, Annika Reitanga, Alexandra Miranda, Catlin Cooper
"Don’t Order Your Death"
Runners-up Grades 6-8 – Emily Recinos, Gabrielle Sexton
Runners-up Grades 9-12 – Anna Carmoli, Brianna Evans
"Would You Ever?"
Runners-up Grades 6-8 – Max Abramson, Divya Sunderam
Runners-up Grades 9-12 – Elizabeth Westfall, Eric Denicola
"Distractions CanBe Deadly"
Runners-up Grades 6-8 – Maya Federle, Robert Gieseman
Runners-up Grades 9-12 – Bryce Yanni, Danielle Campagna
"Just Look Up"
Runners-up Grades 6-8 – Abby Williams, Ava Cochran
Runners-up Grades 9-12 – Luis Pereira, Marcus Burgos
"Cars Aren’t Toys"
Runners-up Grades 6-8 - Salada Alderman, Nicole Waters
Runners-up Grades 9-12 - Megan Casey, Sarah Stanley
"Not Worth theRisk"
Madison Henry, Melbourne, FL
Newsome High School
"Don't Stay Silent"
Sydney Apperson (NV)
"Never Out of Style"