Drive Safe D.C.

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

An exciting PSA Challenge for teens about the dangers of speeding


Send us your idea for a 30-second TV ad about the dangers of speeding.


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.


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.


Contest opens October 5, 2020. All entries must be received by December 29, 2020.

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 2021 Washington Auto Show is permitted to commence during the Covid19 pandemic

Past Winners

Makiya Mason

"The Text Can Wait"


Gabriella David

"Be a Good Road Model"