Posted on October 15, 2014
Teens, teachers and safety professionals gathered in San Antonio for the Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) Summit to spread awareness about teen driving dangers. The two-day event in May included presentations, interactive exhibits and an awards luncheon to recognize top-performing TDS schools.
“The war we wage is against the number-one cause of injury and death for young people in our state and nation. We really do so in a unique way with positive peer pressure,” said TDS Director Russell Henk during the opening session. “You that are sitting out there as students, you’re the heart, you’re the pulse of this program, and you’ve become part of the cure.”
Nearly 150 attendees from all over Texas began the conference by listening to State Rep. Justin Rodriguez. Rep. Rodriguez recognized teens for assuming a leadership role and making the roadways safer for all travelers.