Drive Safe D.C.

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See the winning PSAs for this year’s contest below!

2021
Winner

"Smart Cars, Smarter People"

Kaylee Franklin
Middletown High School
Middletown, MD

(0:30)

An exciting contest for teens about bicycle & pedestrian safety.

Challenge

Send us your idea for a 30-second TV ad about warning drivers, pedestrians & cyclists to be alert sharing the road.

Prize

You can win $2,000.00 PLUS Work with an Emmy Award-winning director to make your idea into a Public Service Announcement to be featured at The Washington Auto Show* and also on national TV.

Why

You can help prevent crashes that kill and injure thousands every year. For teens, crashes are the #1 killer. Your PSA idea can help make a difference.

Details

Contest opens September 7, 2021. All entries must be received by December 27, 2021.

Open to teens aged 13 - 19 in the District of Columbia, Virginia or Maryland.

All entrants will receive 1 free ticket to the 2021 Washington Auto Show*.

*If the 2022 Washington Auto Show is permitted to commence during the Covid19 pandemic

Past Winners
2017
Winner

Makiya Mason

"The Text Can Wait"

(0:30)
2019
Winner

Gabriella David

"Be a Good Road Model"

(0:30)
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