Public voting open for DOT awardThe North Dakota Department of Transportation, in cooperation with AAA, has announced that public voting is open for the Third Annual ND Teen Drivers Traffic Safety Contest.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation, in cooperation with AAA, has announced that public voting is open for the Third Annual ND Teen Drivers Traffic Safety Contest. The top five finalists in each category, billboard and 30-second public service announcement, have been selected by a panel of judges and posted in no particular order on www.ndteendrivers.com. All votes received will count toward the overall score to determine the winners and runners-up. The winners and runners-up will receive prizes provided by contest sponsor AAA.
North Dakota high school students 14 years old to 19 years old were eligible to register for this contest. Out of nearly 90 total entries from schools across the state, five from each category were selected as finalists to be voted on by the public. The students created safety videos and billboards about distracted driving, seat belt safety and other traffic safety messages.
Schools represented as finalists in this year’s ND Teen Drivers Traffic Safety Contest are:
*Valley City High School
*Milnor Public School
*New Testament Baptist School (Larimore)
*Barnes County North
*Garden Valley School (Williston)
*Hazen High School
*Hope High School
Public voting will remain open until 5 p.m. April 27. For more information about the contest or the ND Teen Drivers website, visit www.ndteendrivers.com.