Each May youth across the country unite during Global Youth Traffic
Safety Month™ to focus on the leading cause of death for them
and their peers: traffic related crashes. Global Youth Traffic
Safety Month™ empowers youth to develop and lead
traffic safety education projects and support law enforcement and affect
legislation to protect teen drivers.
Global Youth Traffic Safety Month 2014
SAVE THE DATE!
National Launch for Global Youth Traffic Safety Month
May 1, 2014
Upper Senate Park
NOYS has a room block at the following hotel for the May 1 National Launch.
Hilton Garden Inn
1225 1st Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
Contact us to see how you can get involved in Global Youth Traffic Safety Month!
Act Out Loud® 2014
Act Out Loud has over 200 teams across the county planning to host safe teen driving rallies in April and May to support Global Youth Traffic Safety Month! Check them out and plan to visit a rally near you, actoutloud.org/teams.
Teams are gearing up for their rallies and hoping to win the grand prize of $10,000! There are still open spots and until March 1 your team will earn $600 towards your rally - REGISTER TODAY!
2014 NOYS Youth Choice Awards
NOYS youth are presenting the annual NOYS Youth Choice Awards as part of Global Youth Traffic Safety Month 2014. These awards are to honor non-profits, business and industry leaders, and legislative leaders who have done great work in the area of youth traffic safety. The NOYS Youth Choice Awards will be presented at the national launch event on May 1, 2014.
Non-profits, business and industry leaders, and legislative leaders may nominate themselves or be nominated by another individual or organization. The NOYS youth will select from the nominees award winners who they feel have made an outstanding national effort to address teen traffic safety in the United States.
Deadline for round one consideration: March 5, 2014
Notification to winners: March 17, 2014
Nominate your organization, company, or legislative leader to be recognized by youth for their efforts to address youth traffic safety!
Download the complete the form and submit electronically by March 5, 2014. Mailed nominations will not be accepted. Questions? Contact email@example.com.
Youth Choice Awards Nomination Form
The Long Short Walk 'n Roll
NOYS is teaming up with Make Roads Safe for an encore of the Long Short Walk as part of the national launch event in Washington, DC - as well as for the month of May! The Long Short Walk is an important milestone in
the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020, which has the goal of
preventing 5 million road traffic deaths by 2020.
Check out everyone who is continuing to make some NOYS for road safety by participating in a Long Short Walk at www.mylongshortwalk.org.
Click here to download the flyer and find out more information.
Download signboards for your walk/ride to show who you are supporting for your event:
Cheryl Neverman Traffic Safety Leadership Scholarship
The $2,500 Cheryl Neverman Traffic Safety Leadership
Scholarship will be awarded annually to a current college level Junior
on the basis of outstanding traffic safety leadership, academic
excellence, and significant volunteer experience. Each applicant will
be evaluated based on the application information provided, and a
recipient will be selected by a Cheryl Neverman Traffic Safety
Leadership Scholarship selection committee.
Project Yellow Light
Project Yellow Light is a scholarship competition designed to bring
about change. As an applicant you have one clear mission: encourage
other teens to develop and embrace safe driving habits. Specifically –
don’t text and drive.
The first place winner will receive a scholarship in the amount of
$5,000. Second-place finisher will receive $2,000. Third-place finisher
will receive $1,000.
Here’s what we’re looking for: Create a video featuring the importance of avoiding distracted driving. The video should either be 25 or 55 seconds in length, and must meet the Entry Criteria and Objectives found on the Project Yellow Light website.
Entries are due by March 17, 2014. Winners will be announced May 1 at the national launch of Global Youth Traffic Safety Month in Washington, DC.
You have a
unique opportunity to play a key role in spreading this important
message. You can speak to your peers on this subject in a way that
adults cannot. The more lives you can impact, the more lives you can