Connecticut DMV promotes school contest for safe driving
The DMV is encouraging high school students to create a 25-second public service announcement calling for a stop to distracted driving.
The Associated Press
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. — The state Department of Motor Vehicles is promoting better driving among teenagers with a contest for public service ads.
The DMV is encouraging high school students to create a 25-second public service announcement calling for a stop to distracted driving. The videos must illustrate two or more of the state's teen driving laws. The contest is open to all high-school-age students.
Travelers, the contest's co-sponsor, will award $15,000 in cash prizes to the high schools of winning students and will host the contest's award ceremony. Students on the first-place winning team will win iPads.
Information and rules can be found at www.ct.gov/teendriving/contest . The theme of the contest is "Teen Drivers: Put Your Brakes on Distractions."
The deadline for submitting a video is Jan. 15.
The Trucker staff can be reached to comment on this article at email@example.com.
Find more news and analysis from The Trucker, and share your thoughts, on Facebook.