The Illinois Department of Transportation has launched its’ latest Operation Teen Safe Driving Campaign. This is the eighth year for the program, which rewards students for creating their own safe driving initiatives. Individual programs include educational materials, slogans, public service announcements and applications.

Operation Teen Safe Driving Program Director Marianne Hankins says the grant applications must be returned by September 15th, which is earlier than in previous years.


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Grant recipients with the top campaigns are eligible to win money to put towards their schools’ after prom events. For more information visit

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