Caltrans challenged California high schoolers to create their own on-campus traffic safety events to educate peers about safe driving and become ambassadors for reducing and eliminating deaths caused by distracted driving near highway work zones.
The video can be viewed at: https://youtube/42uF61Sspe0
First place went to Inderkum High School, Sacramento, $2000 grant; second place to New Technology High School, Napa, $1000 grant; and, third place to Foothill Technology High School, Ventura, $500 grant.
All grant funds were donated by iHeart Media.
The Distraction Zone School Challenge is a part of the award-winning statewide “Be Work Zone Alert” campaign – learn more via the Twitter hashtag #BeWorkZoneAlert.