Programs » FACTS-Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety
Through FACTS, FCCLA members create projects that strive to save lives through sober driving, seat belt use, safe driving habits, becoming the spokesperson for their safety, and bridging the gap between youth and adults to understand the importance of driver education and safety.Traffic safety is a family affair.Children first learn basic safety skills and attitudes in families.Crashes deeply affect families.FCCLA members can help families emphasize safety and avoid related concerns.
FACTS is a program that can excite students about learning, sharpen their critical thinking skills, and provide many opportunities for hands-on, student-directed lessons.By coordinating the FACTS peer education efforts with efforts through academic learning, projects can be service learning opportunities for FCCLA leaders.
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FCCLA offers national recognition to chapters that complete FCCLA FACTS projects. This honor includes cash awards and special recognition at the National Leadership Conference, online, and in Teen Times magazine. Chapters apply online for recognition for their hard work and innovative projects with the National FACTS Program Award Application.
Deadline: Award Applications must be submitted online to FCCLA national headquarters by March 1.The online award system will automatically close March 1, 11:59 p.m. EST.
To apply for the Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety Program Award please follow the steps below:
*This application will automatically stop you once you have reached the word limit for that answer and the application also has a spell check feature. You cannot copy and paste into the application.
Congratulations 2014 FACTS Award Winners!!
High School Winner
Middle School Winner
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CVSA Operation Safe Driver - CVSA, in partnership with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), state, provincial and local law enforcement and industry launched the campaign in 2007 to combat the number of deaths resulting from crashes involving large trucks, buses and passenger vehicles.
The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility - The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (FAAR) leads the fight to eliminate drunk driving and underage drinking and promotes responsible decision-making regarding beverage alcohol.
HBO Family - HBO Family is the home of commercial free, non R or TVMA-rated programming selected to satisfy the needs of different age groups.
Local law enforcement, fire fighters, and medical personnel
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) - Saving lives, preventing injuries and reducing economic costs due to road traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards and enforcement activity.
National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) - Promoting youth empowerment and leadership, and build partnerships that save lives, prevent injuries and enhance safe and healthy lifestyles among all youths.
National Sleep Foundation - An independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public health and safety by achieving understanding of sleep and sleep disorders, and by supporting sleep-related education, research, and advocacy.
Recording Artists, Actors and Athletes Against Drunk Driving (RADD) - The entertainment industry's voice for road safety – is dedicated to saving lives and reducing injuries through edutainment.