Links

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
https://www.aaafoundation.org/
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety was founded in 1947 by AAA to conduct research to address growing highway safety issues. The organization’s mission is to identify traffic safety problems, foster research that seeks solutions and disseminate information and educational materials.

Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADRS)
http://www.driver-ed.org/
The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADRS) was established in 1977 to support professionals working in the field of driver education / driver training and transportation equipment modifications for persons with disabilities through education and information dissemination.

Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM)
http://www.aaam.org/
The Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) is a professional multidisciplinary organization dedicated entirely to motor vehicle crash injury prevention and control.

Awake at the Wheel (from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/resources/sleep/aaw-awake
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/files/docs/public/sleep/aaw/brochure.pdf
The Awake at the Wheel Campaign consists of materials for students and teachers designed to help young people make wise choices about sleep in general, and drowsy driving in particular.

Be Smart. Be Well.
http://www.besmartbewell.com/teen-driving/
Be Smart. Be Well. is an award-winning website that delivers life-story videos, expert interviews and in-depth articles on a variety of important health topics. The Teen Driving topic includes information, videos and resources to help parents talk to teen drivers about distracted driving, texting and driving, and drinking and driving. It also provides practical advice to help get teens the experience they need to be safe on the road.

Distraction.gov
http://www.distraction.gov/
http://www.distraction.gov/take-action/educators.html
Distraction.gov is your resource for learning more about distracted driving. Get the facts, get involved, and help us keep America's roadways safe.

DRIVE SMART Virginia
http://www.drivesmartva.org/
DRIVE SMART Virginia is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating drivers and raising traffic safety awareness in order to save lives and reduce injuries on the roadways of Virginia.

Ford Driving Skills for Life (Ford DSFL)
http://www.drivingskillsforlife.com/
Ford Driving Skills for Life (Ford DSFL) was established in 2003 by Ford Motor Company Fund, the Governors Highway Safety Association, and a panel of safety experts to teach newly licensed teens the necessary skills for safe driving beyond what they learn in standard driver education programs.

Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA)
http://www.ghsa.org/
The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) represents the state and territorial highway safety offices that implement programs to address behavioral highway safety issues, including: occupant protection, impaired driving, and speeding. GHSA provides leadership and advocacy for the states and territories to improve traffic safety, influence national policy, enhance program management and promote best practices.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety / Highway Loss Data Institute
http://www.iihs.org/
http://www.iihs.org/iihs/brochures/beginning-teen-drivers
http://www.iihs.org/iihs/topics/laws/graduatedlicenseintro?topicName=teenagers
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses — deaths, injuries and property damage — from crashes on the nation's roads. The Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) shares and supports this mission through scientific studies of insurance data representing the human and economic losses resulting from the ownership and operation of different types of vehicles and by publishing insurance loss results by vehicle make and model.

It Can Wait Campaign (from AT&T)
http://www.att.com/gen/press-room?pid=23181
The goal of AT&T's It Can Wait Campaign is to educate all wireless users on the risks of texting while driving. AT&T is committed to putting an end to this dangerous behavior and their message is simple, yet vital: When it comes to texting and driving, It Can Wait.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
http://www.nhtsa.gov/
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was established by the Highway Safety Act of 1970 and is dedicated to achieving the highest standards of excellence in motor vehicle and highway safety. It works daily to help prevent crashes and their attendant costs, both human and financial.

National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS)
http://www.noys.org/
National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) is a coalition of non-profit and for-profit youth serving organizations and government agencies working together toward the common goal of addressing health and safety issues that affect youth in the United States. The NOYS coalition maintains a strong focus on traffic safety, while also addressing other issues affecting youth safety.

National Safety Council (NSC)
http://www.nsc.org/pages/home.aspx
http://www.nsc.org/learn/NSC-Initiatives/Pages/distracted-driving.aspx
The nation's leading safety advocate for more than 100 years, the National Safety Council (NSC) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy.

Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS)
http://trafficsafety.org/
The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) is an employer-led public/private partnership dedicated to improving the safety and health of employees, their families, and members of the communities in which they live and work by preventing traffic crashes that occur both on- and off-the-job.

Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks.
http://www.stoptextsstopwrecks.org/#home
The Ad Council collaborated with the office of the State Attorneys General and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to create a Texting and Driving Prevention campaign. The campaign targets young adult drivers and aims to show them the consequences of this seemingly benign behavior. The campaign features Public Service Advertising (PSAs) in TV, radio, outdoor and web, as well as, integrated digital and social media platforms. All advertising drives consumers to StopTextsStopsWrecks.org where consumers can find tips and tactics for how to curb this behavior.

Teen Driver Source
http://teendriversource.org/
http://www.teendriversource.org/support_teens
The people behind teendriversource.org are a team of researchers, educators, and communicators from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute. This Young Driver Research team takes a multidisciplinary approach to study the causes of teen driver-related crashes and then provides evidence-based interventions. Whether you're a teen, parent, policymaker, educator, or researcher, this site supports your efforts with free teen driver safety information and downloadable resources.

The University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC)
http://www.hsrc.unc.edu/index.cfm
For over 40 years, the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center has been a leading research institute that has helped shape the field of transportation safety. The Center’s mission is to improve the safety, security, access and efficiency of all surface transportation modes through a balanced, interdisciplinary program of research, evaluation and information dissemination.

Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP)
http://www.vasap.state.va.us/
The Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP) improves highway safety by decreasing the incidence of driving under the influence of alcohol and other drugs. VASAP has developed many educational programs designed to improve highway safety.

Virginia Association for Driver Education and Traffic Safety (VADETS)
http://www.vadriveredu.org/
The Virginia Association of Driver Education and Traffic Safety (VADETS) is a non-profit Virginia association for driver education teachers.

Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP)
http://www.vachiefs.org/
The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP) is a non-profit professional membership association made up of active and retired federal, state, local and private law enforcement and criminal justice agency executives, administrators and managers.

Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety (VCSCS)
http://www.dcjs.virginia.gov/vcscs/index.cfm
The Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety (VCSCS) located within the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Division of Law Enforcement reflects Virginia’s commitment to providing safe and productive learning environments for all students and staff in our schools today. The VCSCS is a resource and training center for information and research about national and statewide school safety efforts and initiatives.

Virginia Department of Education (VDOE)
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/driver_education/index.shtml
The mission of the Department of Education is to lead and facilitate the development and implementation of a quality public education system that meets the needs of students and assists them in becoming educated, productive, and responsible citizens. Driver education programs in Virginia schools focus on safe driving attitudes, skill development and appropriate responses to hazards. The commonwealth’s standards for driver education require extended supervised practice with a licensed parent or guardian to develop precision in the application of skills and processes to effectively manage risks.

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
http://www.dmvnow.com/
The mission of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is to promote security, safety and service through the administration of motor vehicle and tax-related laws.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)
http://www.virginiadot.org/
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is responsible for building, maintaining and operating the state's roads, bridges and tunnels. Their mission is to plan, deliver, operate and maintain a transportation system that is safe, enables easy movement of people and goods, enhances the economy and improves our quality of life.

Virginia Sheriffs' Association (VSA)
http://vasheriff.org/
Working on many levels and in cooperation with the various segments of the criminal justice system and state government, the Virginia Sheriffs’ Association (VSA) guarantees unfailing representation for sheriffs and deputies throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Virginia State Police (VSP)
http://www.vsp.state.va.us/
The Virginia State Police (VSP) web site has information on vehicle safety, state laws, criminal investigations and more.

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI)
http://www.vtti.vt.edu/
The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) conducts research to save lives, time, money, and protect the environment. The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute is continually advancing transportation through innovation and has impacted public policy on the national and international level.

Virginia's 45-Hour Parent/Teen Driving Guide
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/driver_education/parent_teen_driving_guide.pdf
This technical assistance guide provides parents with a systematic approach to guide their child towards remaining collision-free in both low- and high-risk driving environments. The suggested lessons in this guide follow a sequential learning pattern that progresses from the parking lot to neighborhoods, to light traffic, to rural highways, to expressways and then to city driving.

Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP)
http://www.wrap.org/
The Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) is an award-winning, public-private partnership working to prevent drunk driving and underage drinking in the Washington-metropolitan area. Through public education, innovative health education programs and advocacy, WRAP is credited with keeping the metro-Washington area's alcohol-related traffic deaths consistently lower than the national average.

Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety (YOVASO)
http://www.yovaso.org/
Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety (YOVASO) is a youth leadership organization focused on educating, encouraging and empowering teenagers to be traffic safety advocates in their schools and communities. Their mission is to establish and support teen-led advocacy programs in high and middle schools throughout the Commonwealth that address unsafe driving behaviors and focus on the prevention of crashes, injuries and fatalities among young drivers under the age of 21.