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Safe Driving in 7 Steps

Write and share poems to promote safe driving. Sometimes people forget how dangerous driving is Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens, accounting for 36% of all deaths in this age group.

  1. Think of someone you want to remind to drive safely
  2. Look up recent accidents and learn more about accident prevention
  3. Write a poem addressing that person, explaining your fears and worry
  4. Have them read the poem
  5. Tape it on the windshield of other cars in your neighborhood
  6. Post your poem on powerpoetry.org
  7. Share it with the world by posting your poem on a crash prevention message board

Bonus: To prevent your friends from distracted driving, become a driving coach and text DRIVE to 38383 while you check out this awesome campaign from our friends at DoSomething.org.

Other Resources
Crash prevention stories
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