Billboard Advertisement Contest
Help put an end to distracted driving, specifically texting or using a phone while driving (which is illegal in California), by joining the California Office of Traffic Safety’s “Go Safely” Distracted Driving Campaign efforts. We are asking California high school students to take part in our PSA Challenge and use your creativity or storytelling skills to make your own Public Service Announcement (PSA). Teen driver crashes are the leading cause of death for young people nationwide.
We want you to take the creative liberty to address what YOU think motivates young adults to drive safer and without distractions. What kind of message do YOU think would work to make a difference to eliminate distracted driving? Tell us your story!
If you are under 18, please click here to download the Parent Permission Form, and have a parent or guardian fill it in and sign it. Submit the completed form by emailing a scanned version to Go Safely PSA Contest at GoSafelyContest@gmail.com.
The ad must include the Go Safely California logo, which you can download here or visit our website Toolkit page for more assets and inspiration.
Your submission has to be approved before it will appear on our site for voting. Once content has been approved you will receive a confirmation submission email.
For any questions related to the contest, please email: GoSafelyContest@gmail.com
Prizes awarded for each category, please read Contest Guidelines & info for full details. To enter either contest, you must be a California high school student between the ages of 14 and 20 at the time of entry.
The contest is now CLOSED for submissions.
Voting will still be open until Thursday May 30, 2019.
I wanted to help people understand that the choices they make not only affect them but everyone around them it hurts their loved ones and can have a mental strain on them as well.
My image depicts a car that has ultimately been in an accident due to the driver’s distraction of sending the message, “I’m on my way.” In many cases, much like the one illustrated, a precious life was affected. “You Can’t
Many things could happen when you take your eyes off the road, even for just a split second to check your texts or take a call. End distracted driving or your life might end.
A mourner stands at the grave site of a distracted driver. The head stone reads “This could be you if you text and drive.” It illustrates that the choices you make while driving can lead to death and the choices
The billboard refers to Snapchat streaks, and how opening up the app to keep up a streak isn’t worth the consequences. The broken phone screen mimics the interface of the actual app. I also designed the billboard in a way
This billboard represents that in this day and age we are too focused on our devices and not our surroundings. I want to show how distractions are a key factor to accidents, and using your phone is a huge problem
Distracted driving can not only put you in danger, but many others. This art piece is an example of that. Because the teenage boy is choosing to drive while distracted, he puts the children on the bus in danger.
My billboard design showcases the danger of distracted driving in a colorful and eye-catching manner. Taking your phone out while driving for any reason, whether it be texting, calling, or just checking the time is distracting you from keeping your
Driving is a huge responsibility which needs to be taken seriously. There are already enough distractions on the road, a phone shouldn’t be one of them.
Snapchat is one of the most widely used apps by teens today. Taking a couple seconds out of your day to block distractions can save countless lives. Simply turning on “Do Not Disturb” before starting to drive will block all
My intentions on writing this were to help spread awareness to the fact that hundreds of thousands of people text and drive each day. I have lost someone to texting and driving. I myself drive and would never text and
I was curious if I would be able to re-create a scene from 2 different movies. In most of these movies, I see kids walking on the sidewalk. In real life, I see teenagers using their phones while driving. It
Consequences is an illustration drawn to show the effect after a car crash. Distractions, especially texting, is the main focus of this drawing. Due to a simple, seemingly innocent, text, many dangerous outcomes can occur. I hope this piece can
I drew a dog waiting for his owner at the door. People love their pets and will do everything in their power to protect them. I believe pets do wait for their owner to come back home. If they do
I came up with this idea with the help of my brother. We were together and he was driving as I was texting with my mom in the passenger seat. I love my mom dearly and I know that she
even though this poster is simple it expresses in simple term what you think is more valuable. A text message that or the life and family of a living being. We also made it bilingual in hopes to spend the
In my Spanish class, we learned and had a project similar to this. We did a project about the safety issues of driving that can take a life of the driver, passengers, and pedestrians. We wanted to enter this contest