Universities throughout Michigan participating in teenager safe-driving program

Pursue a More secure Drive program in its twelfth year

University student at 36 Michigan extreme universities might have the possibility to become greater, much safer chauffeurs by participating within the Pursue a More Secure Drive (S4SD) program. A peer-led site visitors protection effort, S4SD, objectives to downsize the primary factor behind needing young adults—site visitors accidents.

In 2021, there have actually been 483,132 qualified chauffeurs aged 15 to twenty, which stood for 6.7 % of all Michigan chauffeurs. Nevertheless, that identical age had 103 site visitors deaths, representing 9.1 % of all site visitors fatalities in Michigan. Lack of experience and also risk-taking conduct are the very first elements adding to teen-driver deaths.

In its twelfth year, S4SD is a public-private collaboration in between Ford Electric motor Company Fund’s Driving Talents permanently program and also the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Preparation (OHSP). This system motivates young adults to consult with their buddies and also their neighborhoods concerning making safe-driving choices.

The participating S4SD extreme universities for the 2022-23 university year, by region, are:

Otsego Excessive University

Bay/Arenac: Bay-Arenac Occupation Heart

Berrien: Brandywine Excessive University

Division: Coldwater Excessive University

Calhoun: Harper Creek Excessive University

Clare: Clare-Gladwin Regional Education Solution Area:

– Beaverton Excessive University

– Clare Excessive University

– Farwell Excessive University

– Gladwin Excessive University

– Harrison Excessive University

Gratiot: Fulton Excessive University

Ingham: Wilson Experience Heart

Macomb: Dakota Excessive University

DiAnne M. Pellerin Heart

Lake Coast Excessive University

Warren Mott Excessive University

Mason: West Coast ESD – Occupation & Technical Education Heart

Dow Excessive University

Monroe Dundee Excessive University

Oakland: Lake Orion Excessive University

University Excessive University

Ontonagon: Ontonagon Area Colleges

Saginaw: Freeland Excessive University

Sanilac: Croswell-Lexington Excessive University

Sandusky Excessive University

St. Clair: Support Bay Excessive University

Memphis Sr. Excessive University

Port Huron Northern Excessive University

Tuscola: Vassar Excessive University

Washtenaw: Dexter Excessive University

Wayne: Carlson Excessive University

Cesar Chavez Academy Excessive University

Detroit Communications & Media Arts Excessive University

Fordson Excessive University

Plymouth Excessive University

Southeastern Excessive University

MidlandDow Excessive SchoolMonroeDundee Excessive SchoolOakland:Lake Orion Excessive SchoolUniversity Excessive SchoolOntonagon:Ontonagon Area SchoolsSaginaw:Freeland Excessive SchoolSanilac:Croswell-Lexington Excessive SchoolSandusky Excessive SchoolSt. Clair:Support Bay Too Much SchoolMemphis Sr. Excessive SchoolPort Huron Northern Excessive SchoolTuscola:Vassar Excessive SchoolWashtenaw:Dexter Excessive SchoolWayne: Carlson Excessive SchoolCesar Chavez Academy Excessive SchoolDetroit Communications & Media Arts Excessive SchoolFordson Excessive SchoolPlymouth Excessive SchoolSoutheastern Excessive University Allegan:Otsego Excessive SchoolBay/Arenac:Bay-Arenac Occupation CenterBerrien:Brandywine Excessive SchoolBranch:Coldwater Excessive SchoolCalhoun:Harper Creek Excessive SchoolClare: Clare-Gladwin Regional Education Solution Area:- Beaverton Excessive University- Clare Excessive University- Farwell Excessive University- Gladwin Excessive University- Harrison Excessive SchoolGratiot:Fulton Excessive SchoolIngham:Wilson Experience CenterMacomb: Dakota Excessive SchoolDiAnne M. Pellerin CenterLake Coast Excessive SchoolWarren Mott Excessive SchoolMason:West Coast ESD – Occupation & Technical Education Heart

As a component of S4SD, every university obtains $1,000, which university student utilize to produce a teen-led advertising and marketing project that might enlighten their schoolmates and also team concerning diverse site visitors protection topics, along with hurrying; safety belt; pedestrian, bicyclist and also traveler protection; and also damaged, sidetracked, nighttime and also wintertime driving.

Universities will certainly send motion pictures or PowerPoint reveals describing their projects. The highest-five universities evaluated to have effective projects will certainly get cash rewards beginning with $500 to $1,500.

Because 2011 development of S4SD, 185 absolutely various Michigan extreme universities have actually joined this system.

The OHSP has actually partnered with the Transport Enchancment Association to work with activities of the S4SD program.