The programs and activities that are housed on Reduce Teen Crashes - Ohio provide students with an array of traffic safety education. The experiences gained through the participation of Reduce Teen Crashes - Ohio platform help students gain a core understanding of the Graduated Drivers Licenses, state laws, and safe driving practices. The Reduce Teen Crashes - Ohio portal provides additional education on underage alcohol, tobacco and illegal drug use which also threaten the health and well-being of teens. This platform helps engage and motivate students while educating themselves, classmates, and communities.

Reduce Teen Crashes - Ohio provides a growing list of safe driving activities to schools, provides tools to schools, and awards points to the schools once they have submitted these activities. Safety Awards provided by the SAFE Delaware County Coalition are sent to the schools in recognition of student efforts to educate their peers and reduce teen crashes by promoting safe driving practices at home, in the school, and throughout the community. By providing teen crash rate data and a growing list of safe driving activities, ReduceTeenCrashes raises awareness of the need for safe driving programs, provides the tool to find crash reduction activities, and awards points to schools for completing and submitting pictures of their experiences. 

Safety Awards provided by the SAFE Delaware County Coalition are presented to the schools in recognition of student efforts to educate their peers and reduce teen crashes 
by promoting safe driving practices at home, in the school, and throughout the community.


How the program works:

1. Activate Your School

Every school year there is another chance for your school to reach the Gold level. Activate your school for the new school year by simply uploading your school logo or even a photo of your students.

2. Complete Activities

Explore the many traffic safety activities on our site and complete them to earn points for your school.

3. Submit Your Activities for Points

Submit pictures and press from your activities to receive points and get your school to the top of the online leaderboard.


Awards and Points

Bronze level 100 Points

Schools reach Bronze level by completing the initial activities totaling 100 points. Schools participating for a consecutive year will have to resubmit photos of activities to receive points. Activities such as Request a “Buckle Up America” sign to install in your school’s public parking areas. Schools request new banners to help raise awareness about Teen Driver laws. To get your points to take photos to receive points for the new year. Schools will be recognized on the virtual leaderboard. Simple answer: Schools who complete 100 points through Bronze level activities will be recognized on the virtual leaderboard.

Silver level 1300 Points

Schools reach Silver level by achieving 1300 points or more. By engaging partners in traffic safety awareness activities by enlisting the help of parents, teachers, media, and local law enforcement in interactive safe driving activities. Schools will be recognized by virtual leaderboard.

Gold level 3000 Points

Schools reach Gold level by achieving 3000 points or more. The Gold level activities allow students to engage their community and neighboring schools by hosting a regional event. Schools will be recognized through the virtual leaderboard and awards given by SAFE Delaware County Coalition at the end of each year. 


Funding for this program was provided by Byers Auto Group, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office and the Delaware County Prosecutor's Office.