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Recognizing the Risk

Recognizing the Risk


Georgia DOT partners with Scholastic in Georgia’s schools

GDOT has joined with Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media company on an educational initiative designed for today’s middle-school, pre-teens. This educational program, Recognizing the Risk, engages Georgia’s youth in learning about the dangers of distracted driving and walking.

GDOT is proud to be a partner in this crucial outreach expected to inspire positive social behaviors among youth before they get behind the wheel. Recognizing the Risk coincides with the GDOT Drive Alert Arrive Alive and See and Be Seen campaigns.



Explore below. See what the GDOT and Scholastic partnership will do for teachers, students and their families.

Learn About Safety.  Become an Advocate.

Teachers across Georgia can now offer their students a number of classroom activities concerning the risks of distracted walking and driving.   Georgia DOT encourages students to join this effort by serving as a safety advocate.   Help us continue to make our streets and sidewalks safer for everyone.

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By the Numbers

People Who Died on GA Roads

1,514

fatalities on Georgia roads were attributed to distracted behavior in 2018.

Pedestrians

17%

of fatalities due to distracted behavior were pedestrians.


Safety is a Top Priority

Georgia DOT is committed to preserving safety through a number of safety programs. Join us to help keep Georgia safe.