The videos that started it all! Parents are notorious for making the excuse that they are “good multitaskers” when it comes to phone use and driving. Your voice can have a tremendous impact on your parent’s decision to drive safe! The Ground Your Parents Campaign Kit gives you free tools to start a conversation with your parents about safe driving, have some fun, and reward safe driving behavior.
1. Get permission from your school’s administration or adult leader to request a FREE Ground Your Parents Kit for your school.
2. Use the form below to officially request your FREE Kit (each kit can accommodate up to 100 students).
3. Once you receive your kit, start getting as many teens at your school to participate as possible!
4. Tag @FLTeenSafeDriver and @StateFarm on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter with photos showing teens/parents using the kit’s materials.
Sometimes parents can play it off like “they are great drivers” or “excellent multitaskers’”. The truth? We all play a role in safe driving! Poor or unsafe decisions on the road can have negative consequences on everyone involved. Just like your parents are a role model to you, you can be a positive inspiration to them! Take the time to have “The Talk” with your parents.
Our FREE Ground Your Parents Campaign Kit comes with the tools you need to start the conversation with your parents, and reward safe driving behavior. You can also download all materials for free, below…
The Ground Your Parents Campaign Kit includes enough materials to support the efforts of 100 teen students. You can view all kit material and descriptions below. We’ve also identified how many pieces of each item that each student should receive to participate. Please feel free to email us with any questions.
This infographic poster can be displayed around your high school or community group location to help educate on the importance of safe driving. You have a total of 5 infographic posters per kit to hang in various areas of your school/community group.
This poster will help promote the “Ground Your Parents” campaign to your high school or community group. You can use the empty space at the bottom of the poster to identify the adult leader at your school, and the room number that interested students should visit to obtain kit materials. We’ve included a total of 5 promotional posters per kit to hang in various areas of your school/community group.
Teens can use this conversational “tip card” to begin the dialogue with their parent(s) on the importance of safe driving. We’ve also included some ideas on ways teens can speak up if their parent drives distracted. We recommend giving each participating student 1 of these tip cards for their usage at home.
Sometimes parents can get a little rusty on their driving skills or safety measures. Use this report card to rate and assess your parents’ driving skills and behavior. Teens will have the option to give a Pass/Fail style grade to their parent’s driving skills. We recommend giving each participating student 2 of these report cards for their usage at home.
Ever wish you could turn the tables on you parents for questionable driving behavior? Using our Parent Citations, teens can now issue a “ticket” form to officially “Ground your Parents” for unsafe driving behavior. We advise giving each participating student 3-5 of these citations for their usage at home.
Parents need reminders to drive safe! Studies suggest that it takes multiple interactions to inspire behavior change. Fold these tent card notes and place them in areas where your parents are bound to see them. Plan to provide each participating student 5 of these tent cards for their usage at home.
Use these sticky note reminders to encourage safe driving behaviors for your parents. Place them around your house where your parents are sure to see them! If you’re printing these at home, just use tape to secure them to a visible surface. Each participating student should received 5 of these tent cards for their usage at home.
Make use of these positive “affirmation” sticky cards to praise a “job well done” when your parents exhibit safe driving habits. We’ve provided examples of areas for positive recognition, and ways you can reward parental safe driving habits. If you’re printing these at home, just use tape to secure them to a visible surface. Plan to give each participating student 5 of these recognition cards for their usage at home.