For Teens and Adults: Distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on America’s roadways. In 2013, the number of Texas crashes involving distracted driving totaled 94,943, up 4 percent from the previous year. The message is simple: if you’re on the road, stay off the phone! The Texas Municipal Police Association has teamed up with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to present a free, one-hour Distracted Driving course to Texas drivers. Please join us and thousands of other Texas drivers who have already taken the course as we make an effort to save lives. In order to truly combat the problem, we must change attitudes! For Law Enforcement: A FREE, 4-hour TCOLE course to help law enforcement understand the risks associated with distracted driving. Law enforcement officers are subject to numerous and constant distractions that can lead rapidly to serious injury and death while operating an emergency vehicle. The Texas Municipal Police Association has teamed up with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to provide this free training. The class discusses the potentially tragic consequences that can affect emergency vehicle operators. In addition, it will heighten officers awareness and reshape attitudes concerning distractions in and around emergency vehicles. To schedule a Distracted Driving course at your school, work or agency, contact: Karisa Miller [email protected] https://twitter.com/EndDDinTexas
TMPA and TxDOT have teamed up to provide free Teen, Adult and Law Enforcement Distracted Driving courses throughout Texas. Contact us for more information!