ADTSEA Conference 2018
The 62nd ADTSEA/NSSP Conference is days away! We are looking forward to seeing everyone and meeting our newest members. We have an exciting program laid out with various speakers on new technology, autonomous vehicles, driver assessments, teen drivers and more! For more details on the upcoming programs, go to www.adtsea.org. See you soon!
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2018 Host Outing Information and Registration Form
Deadline for registering for Host outings has been extended to July 6, 2018. If paying for host outings with a credit card through the ADTSEA office, there is an additional fee. For more information, please visit www.adtsea.org
2018 ADTSEA Host Outings with the
Illinois Host Committee
Monday, July 23, 2018
Explore a Chicago Landmark at Navy Pier!
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Explore The Magnificent Mile on Michigan Ave. and see Chicago on a River Cruise!
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Experience a taste a of German Culture! Dinner will be a Bavarian Buffet with live entertainment.
ADTSEA Preconference Workshop – BTW Teaching Theories
Sunday, July 22, 2018 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Conducted by: Rich Hanson, OR, Owner, DTS Consulting and Robin Bordner, MI, Owner, Michigan Traffic Safety
This workshop will cover select topics from the ANSTSE Teaching and Learning Theories for Behind-the-Wheel Course as a refresher.
Topics will include:
- In-Vehicle Teaching Techniques, including questioning techniques and commentary teaching;
- Driver Evaluations, including types of evaluation, evaluating students and providing feedback;
- Command and Control of the Mobile Classroom including managing and taking control of the vehicle; and
- Coordination Between Classroom and BTW Instruction.
Participants will receive a certificate for three hours of contact instruction time and a copy of the BTW Participant Workbook. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.
Video Captures Historic Moment First Saudi Woman Receives Driver’s License
The video shows a beaming woman being handed a driver’s license by a Saudi law-enforcement official as they converse.
“The first group of women today received their Saudi driving licenses,” the official Saudi Press Agency said on Monday. “The general directorate of traffic started replacing international driving licenses recognized in the kingdom with Saudi licenses.” See more here.
ADED 2018 2 Day Training Course Schedule
Introduction to Driver Rehabilitation August 10-11, 2018
15 ADED/1.5 AOTA hours offered
This 2-day course is designed for the new driving evaluator. The skills and knowledge needed to establish an adaptive driving program or become a new staff member for an established program will be discussed and shared. The course will also cover the following topics: development of a clinical and on road evaluation, basic training techniques, introduction to adaptive equipment, best practices in documentation and interactions with equipment vendors.
Contact ADED 866-672-9466
Register online: www.aded.net
100 Deadliest Days of Summer
Another summer is upon us and as we make plans for vacations and summer fun, we would like to join our We Save Lives’ partners in reminding you that we are entering the “100 Deadliest Days of Summer.” This may be the time to relax and plan for summer fun but IT IS NOT the time to relax while driving, especially for your teens. Just look at some of the facts.
Drowsy driving may be the cause of 1 out of every 10 auto crashes
- Roughly 1 out of every 10 crashes is caused by a drowsy driver, according to a new study from AAA.
- The study tracked more than 3,500 people for several months, using dashboard cameras and other equipment.
- The percentage of accidents caused by drowsy driving is much higher than previously expected.
Read more here.
Why are only 16-year-olds required to take driver education in Georgia?
Many teenagers will use the summer to take driver education, but not all of them are required to take a formal driver ed course.
Why? For many parents and students, it’s a no-brainer. More than 80,000 teenagers in Georgia completed a driver’s education course in 2017. But times have changed from the days when driver education was part of the school curriculum and nearly every student took it even though it was not required. Read more here.
National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) Zero Distractions Campaign: Distracted driving a lethal epidemic on US roadways
The trucking world has taken steps to fight against distracted driving in our industry – but the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) doesn't think that's enough. We want to end distracted driving in all vehicles. That's why the NTTC Safety & Security Council and the 2016-2017 Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year Grand Champion Todd Stine worked together to create NTTC's Zero Distractions Campaign. And we're asking YOU to join us in the fight to end distracted driving once and for all on America's highways. Because When You Drive Distracted, We Are All Impacted!
Read more here.
Distracted driving has become a lethal epidemic. At any given moment, 660,000 drivers are using an electronic device on America's roads. A driver who is texting is over 23 times more likely to have an accident than an active & attentive driver - making it almost 2.5 times more dangerous than even driving while intoxicated!
The new Michelin x Vans collaboration is designed to encourage teens to take simple preventative steps that make their tires safe. To get your hands on a pair of the limited-edition shoes, get out a penny and a pressure gauge and prove your Street Tread by sharing a pic that shows you know how to maintain your tires. Only 100 pairs are available, so enter now by tagging #STREETTREADCONTEST or click here.
Win Free Vans #streettreadcontest
4th of July - Impaired Driving Campaign: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving
Americans love to celebrate the 4th of July with family, friends, food, and fireworks. But all too often the festivities turn tragic on the nation's roads. This iconic American holiday is also one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to drunk-driving crashes.
Over the 2016 Fourth of July holiday (6 p.m. July 2 to 5:59 a.m. July 6),
- 188 people were killed in crashes involving at least one driver or motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher. This is a 28% increase from 2015 (146 fatalities).
- Nearly half of those who died were in a vehicle crash involving at least one driver or motorcycle operator with a BAC of .15 or higher - almost twice the legal limit.
Click here for marketing tools on drunk driving prevention.
Drug-Impaired Driving: Marijuana and Opioids Raise Critical Issues for States
GHSA's Drug-Impaired Driving: Marijuana and Opioids Raise Critical Issues for States presents new research to examine the impact of marijuana and opioids on driving ability and provides recommendations on how best to address these emerging challenges. The report finds that in 2016, 44% of fatally-injured drivers with known results tested positive for drugs, up from 28% just 10 years prior.
Technologies Can Reduce Cell Phone Distracted Driving
More than 3,000 people are killed on U.S. roads every year in distracted driving crashes, the federal government reports. Cell phone use is a common driver distraction.
Did you know technology exists that could prevent many of those crashes and save thousands of lives?
Cell phone blocking apps and devices can help drivers stay focused on driving. They prevent drivers from making or accepting calls, texting or accessing the internet.
FMCSA’s Road Safety Art Contest
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Road Safety Art Contest lets children in kindergarten through sixth grade (ages 5-12) use their creativity and talent to help raise awareness of how to stay safe on the roads. The winning artwork will best show that everyone who uses the roads has a role to play in safety. This includes big trucks and buses, cars, bicyclists and pedestrians. The entry deadline has been extended through July 16, 2018. Contest winners will be announced in September 2018. The art must show a truck and/or a bus. Make sure all drivers and car passengers are shown wearing a seat belt. For the entry form, requirements, ideas and more information click here.
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Save the Dates: 2019 ADTSEA Conference
July 21-24, 2019 Burlington, Vermont
We would like to thank our newest ADTSEA Members:
Shirly Rowland-Suneson MN
Billy Erwin MI
Patti Bouck IL
Bruce Bennett MI
Eli Bourjeily GA
Andrew MacDonald NY
Hilary Paquet VT
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