Keep Kids Alive Drive 25 Partnership

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Keep Kids Alive Drive 25 Partnership

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Did you know on average over 100 loved ones die each day on American Roadways? In our industry, we can fix but we can not prevent.  However, we try and align our efforts and focus on education.  Our company was offered a position to sit on the Keep Kids Alive Drive 25 Board a couple years ago and thru them we get to help remind people of their mission.

The mission of KEEP KIDS ALIVE DRIVE 25® is to make streets safer for all whoKeep Kids Alive Drive 25 Partnership Great Plains Auto Body Omaha

  • walk
  • cycle
  • play
  • drive
  • ride

Their goal is to put an end to deaths and injuries caused by all manner of unsafe driving behaviors.

Great Plains Auto Body Omaha Partnership

Great Plains Auto Body help educate and engage our neighbors in a commitment to create safer streets for the benefit of all, beginning right in our own neighborhood. No one wants to be behind the wheel and hit someone, yet our behaviors can lead to just such incidents.

How to Change My Habit?

“The best criticism of the bad is the practice of the better.” Richard Rohr

When is comes to practicing safe driving behaviors, we all could use more practice in order to become better. Choose one or two of the following behaviors in order to “practice the better” each time you get behind the wheel.   Before starting a motor vehicle…

How Can I Help?

Start a Campaign!

Engage your community and help save lives by starting a KEEP KIDS ALIVE DRIVE 25® campaign in your own neighborhood. We provide all the information you need to begin, and we’re always glad to share ideas and offer assistance as your campaign develops.  Make a difference today by getting started with your own KEEP KIDS ALIVE DRIVE 25® campaign.

Put up a sign!

Tell your neighbors you want a safe neighborhood!  Start the conversation with the kids driving on your street.  Check out the KKAD25 Store…

Attend a KKAD25 event!

We host a number of fundraising events to support families who’ve recently lost a loved one to a traffic-related incident. We’re all about bringing good into the world by creating living legacies in memory of each loved-one lost.  See upcoming events.

How Everyone Benefits When We ALL get involved:

  • Drivers actually slow down. The first completed pre/post study citing effectiveness of KEEP KIDS ALIVE DRIVE 25® yard signs in Oceanside, CA demonstrated a 16% decrease in average speed (or 6-mph slower).
  • After applying KEEP KIDS ALIVE DRIVE 25® decals to all residential trash cans, an Oro Valley, Arizona neighborhood of 1000 homes reduced average speed from 29 mph to less than 25 mph, a 13.4% decrease.
  • An initial study indicate that 75% percent of drivers who drive by a KEEP KIDS ALIVE DRIVE 25® yard sign apply their brakes.
  • KEEP KIDS ALIVE DRIVE 25® promotes community wide cooperation as residents, law enforcement, schools, businesses, and civic leaders work together to create safer streets for the benefit of everyone.
  • Get to know and work together with neighbors in addressing this “hot button” issue.

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