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Young Drivers

SAFE - Seatbelts Are For Everyone focuses on increasing young driver seat belt compliance through education, positive rewards, and enforcement. It's designed to bring awareness to the importance of wearing a seatbelt, reducing the number of vehicle-related injuries and fatalities among teens.

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Power of You(th)

Power of You(th)® is one of MADD’s programs providing research-based information on the dangers of underage drinking and other drug use.

MADD wants to prepare teens with tools to resist peer pressure and empower them to take the next step and influence friends to make the right choices. Their future is determined by the decisions they make today. 

Learn About the Power of You(th) Programming

Responsible alcohol service training is essential for anyone – especially those under age 21. The Iowa Restaurant Association has received a GTSB grant to teach ServSafe Alcohol™ across the state. 

Iowa Restaurant Association
  • 4-hour in-person instruction
  • Professional educator & current bar owner instructor
  • 3-year certification
  • $10 per student course book/exam fee*

Find a ServSafe Alcohol Class

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Speed

Safety Corridors

One of the keys to reducing fatalities and major crashes is to bring awareness to the problem. The Iowa departments of transportation and public safety, along with support from local law enforcement partners, have teamed up to create safety corridors across the state.

Where are Iowa's Safety Corridors

Blank Children's Hospital
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Occupant Protection

The Iowa Child Passenger Safety Program, based out of Blank Children's Hospital, is supported with funding from GTSB. Find child safety facts, information on car seat installation, and technician training.

Get Child Passenger Safety Resources

Motorcycle Rider
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Motorcycle

Iowa has a quality Motorcycle Rider Education (MRE) Program administered by the Iowa DOT's Driver & Identification Services. Iowa's MRE Program teaches Basic Rider Course (BRC), the Basic Rider Course II (BRC II), and the Returning Rider Basic Rider Course (RRBRC) of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF). 

Find a MRE Class 

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Vulnerable Road Users

The goal of the Safe Routes to School Program of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition is to get more kids walking and biking to and from school. GTSB is partnering to produce bike rodeo kits for distribution across the state for communities to check out and use to implement rodeos. Included will be materials to execute the rodeo and training booklets to educate volunteers. Partnering organizations will host the rodeo kit and loan it out to the community. 

Get Information About Bike Rodeos
 

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