Teen Driver Video Challenge launched

Toyota and Discovery Education today announced that the Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge and Toyota Teen Driver Educators’ Challenge are now open for entries. These challenges invite teens and their teachers to share their most creative ideas to help promote teen safe driving habits. Entries for both programs are due by Feb. 14, 2013.

The Toyota Teen Driver Video Challengeencourages students to create and develop an original video describing what they can do in their communities to help make their peers and themselves safer drivers. The first, second and third place winners will receive $15,000, $10,000 and $7,500 cash prizes, respectively.

Toyota and Discovery Education have also opened applications for the 2013 Toyota Teen Driver Educators’ Challenge. For this Challenge, educators are asked to create innovative action plans for keeping students safe on the roads. The grand prize winner will receive a 4 day trip for two to Washington, D.C., to attend a safe-driving conference and a $10,000 cash prize. In addition, that teacher’s school will be awarded a Virtual Driver Interactive simulator and a safe-driving assembly, led by Toyota Teen Driver experts. The second place winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize and a driving simulator and safe-driving assembly for their school.

For more information, visit http://toyotateendriver.com.