Driving Skills 101

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

An exciting PSA Challenge for SADD Chapters on Weeding Out Impaired Driving.


To participate in the #DrivingSkills101 contest, submit a video telling us your idea for a PSA on how to Weed Out Impaired Driving.


One lucky chapter will win an additional $2,500 and the opportunity to have your PSA idea professionally produced by an Emmy-winning producer and broadcast on over 160 TV stations nationwide.The top ten chapter finalists will each win $250.


This opportunity is for YOU! SADD, in partnership with The National Road Safety Foundation (NRSF), wants to hear how you Weed Out Impaired Driving. You may be wondering, what can I do? The answer is easy. Read the directions (see downloadable PDF), create your video, and send in your entry!

More states have passed laws to legalize marijuana and you may be unsure of the safety of marijuana use and driving. No level of marijuana use is acceptable for young drivers, even in states where it is legal. It is illegal and unsafe for teens to drive high, just like it is illegal and unsafe to drink and drive. Driving under the influence of marijuana is impaired driving. Driving under the influence of marijuana is impaired driving.

What do you think teens and their parents need to know about marijuana and driving? How can we prevent teens from using marijuana and driving, especially in states where marijuana is legal. We want to hear from you on how we navigate this challenge.


To participate in #DrivingSkills101, submit a video telling us your idea for a PSA on marijuana-impaired driving. This is a simple video illustrating your ideas and or the key facts we should highlight to prevent teens from using marijuana and driving. ENTRY DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2022

Create a two-minute or less video telling us your ideas for a PSA on the dangers of marijuana-impaired driving. NOTE: Your video is NOT the actual PSA, just your ideas. Upload your video to YouTube and complete the online application found here. Applications received without the video will be disqualified.

Past Winners

Fanwood H.S., Scotch Plains, NJ

"The Right Way to Make Left Turns"


Madison Country H.S., Madison County, IN

"Life is Not a Race, Go at Your Own Pace"


Wheeling Park H.S., Wheeling, WV

"The Dangers of Tailgating"


Unicoi County High School, Erwin, TN

"Pass on Passengers: Don’t Clown Around"


Manual Arts High School, Los Angeles, CA

"Manage the Merge: Master the Merge"


Sabih Hasan
Carteret High School
Carteret, NJ 

"Respecting the Roundabout: The Roundabout Zone"