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TXT U L8R

Free Txt U L8R Program at UVM Medical Center, Oct. 16

October 15-21st is National Teen Driver Safety Week. To promote teen driver safety, UVM Medical Center is offering the Txt U L8R program to students and their families. Everyone is encouraged to participate! Texting while driving has quickly become one of the greatest hazards on the road. It causes 1.6 million car crashes and 330,000 […]

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Christian Franchino

Christian Franchino Joins YSCVT Team

The YSCVT welcomes Christian Franchino to our staff as an intern from Champlain College. Christian is working toward a Bachelor of Broadcast and Streaming Media degree and joins us with videography and audio editing skills. Our outreach efforts will improve as Christian updates our driver educator contacts and begins producing content for social media and […]

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Mock crash with firefighters

New Web Site Helps VT Schools Host Safety Fairs; Grant Program Offered

BURLINGTON: July 24, 2017 The Youth Safety Council of Vermont in collaboration with Mt. Abraham Union High School has published a how-to guide for Vermont high schools that describes how Mt. Abe produced a campus-wide safety fair: http://www.yscvt.org/safetyfairs/ On Friday, May 5 Mt. Abraham Union High School hosted presentations by numerous organizations, creating a day-long, […]

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A South African Message About the Dangers of Texting While…

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Driving Behavior is Learned at Home: A PSA from The Windham County Sheriff Office, Enhanced Teen Driver Safety Program

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Ford Driving Skills for Life

Free Advanced Driving Skills Class for Teens in Essex Jct.!

Join Ford Driving Skills for Life’s Summer Tour in Essex Junction for advanced drivers training for teens. Training will help teens improve their skills in hazard recognition, vehicle handling, speed and space management, braking and stopping distances, reaction time and how to avoid the dangers of distracted and impaired driving. This course is intended for […]

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Heritage Toyota’s 5-Part High School Safety Fair Video Series Launches!

Words & Video by Heritage Toyota. “On May 5, 2017, Heritage Toyota was proud to partner with Mount Abraham Union High School for their day-long Safety Fair. Students helped plan and prepare for months to host a fair with a wide range of safety topics, including driver safety. These are the first videos of a […]

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Ford Driving Skills for Life

Free Advanced Driving Skills Class for Teens Presented by Ford in Essex Jct.

The free Ford Driving Skills for Life advanced driver education course for teens is touring to Vermont! A limited number of registrations will be accepted at https://www.drivingskillsforlife.com/events-cat/events/state/VT Register to learn skills that aren’t taught in regular driver education classes — take a next step in skills building as a new driver!

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Chief Gibbs

‘Thanks!’ From Mt. Abraham Union High School for Successful Safety Fair!

On a grey Friday, Mt Abraham Union High School hosted an inaugural Safety Fair in collaboration with the Youth Safety Council of Vermont and many area volunteers and organizations. The day began with a “Mock Crash” organized by students in the Mt Abe Vermont Teen Leadership Safety Program (VTLSP). As part of their year long […]

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Community Thrives

Please Vote (Every Day!) to Help YSCVT Make Young VT Drivers Safer!

Thanks to the amazing energy and dedication of the Vermont Highway Safety Alliance and the staff of the University of Vermont Medical Center and Vermont Department of Health, a team that includes the Youth Safety Council of VT has a chance at grant funding for a statewide high school safety fair program.  Please follow the link to […]

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