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CONTEST & LESSONS

Help Promote Seat Belt Safety

Grades 6–12

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PSA Contest for Creative Safety Ideas

Challenge your grades 6–12 students to create a storyboard or script to help promote the importance of all passengers wearing a seat belt while in a vehicle.

GREAT PRIZES

One Grand Prize
student winner

$1,000 plus a trip to NYC to film the PSA—which will be featured on the TV show Teen Kids News!

Four Runner-up student winners two from grades 6–8 and two from grades
9–12

$500 each

Teacher of
each winner

A one-year subscription
to a Scholastic magazine
and a $100 Visa
Gift Card

Download the Entry Form and Official Rules.

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The contest is now closed. Thank you to all that entered!
The winners will be notified around March 5, 2020.

Lessons & Activities

Get your students started with these materials.

LESSON Understanding Seat
Belt Safety
GRADES 6–12
GO TO LESSON
LESSON Promote Safe Driving:
A Creative PSA Project
GRADES 6–12
GO TO LESSON
FAMILY RESOURCE Get Your Kid to Buckle Up,
Every Time
GRADES 6–12
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Check Out Past Winning PSAs

These student videos will make your class think.

VIDEO Not Worth the Risk
(Drowsy Driving)
GRADES 6–12
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VIDEO Cars Aren’t Toys
(Speeding)
GRADES 6–12
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TOPIC Just Look Up
(Distracted Walking)
GRADES 6–12
PLAY NOW
TOPICSafety Signs
(Distracted Driving)
GRADES 6–12
PLAY NOW

More Road Safety Resources

Check out these lessons and printables to help make your community safer.

TOPIC Drowsy Driving GRADES 6–12 GO TO LESSONS
TOPIC Speeding GRADES 6–12 GO TO LESSONS
TOPIC Distracted Walking GRADES 6–12 GO TO LESSONS
TOPIC Impaired Driving GRADES 6–12 GO TO LESSONS
TOPIC Distracted Driving GRADES 6–12 GO TO LESSONS

No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. The Drive2Life Contest (“Contest”) is open to students who are currently enrolled in grades 6–12 in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, who are residents of the United States, and who attend a public school, accredited private school, or home school in compliance with the laws of its state. To enter the Contest, each student must create a storyboard or written script on 8.5 x 11-inch paper for a 30-second public service announcement (“PSA”) to help promote the importance of all passengers wearing a seat belt while in a vehicle. One entry per person. One Grand Prize student winner will receive $1,000 plus a trip to New York City, where an Emmy Award–winning producer will transform his/her entry into a 30-second video (ARV: $2,455). Four Runner-up student winners (two from grades 6–8 and two from grades 9–12) will receive $500 each. (Total ARV of student prizes: $5,455.) Teachers of the winning students will receive a $100 Visa Gift Card (ARV: $100) and a Scholastic magazine subscription (ARV of each subscription: $254.70–$299.70). Entry Period: 12:01 a.m. October 29, 2019, to February 4, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by February 4, 2020, and received by February 11, 2020. See complete Official Rules at scholastic.com/drive2life/rules.

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