Wednesday, December 4, 2013

FMCSA Launches Annual Safety Belt Art Contest for Kids

DOT's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) launches the 2014 Be Ready. Be Buckled.” student art contest. The contest, organized by the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Belt Partnership, is open to students in kindergarten through sixth grade with relatives or sponsors in the commercial truck and bus industries. It aims to educate kids about highway safety and while reminding commercial drivers to buckle up.

FMCSA will accept submissions through Feb. 28, 2014, and the 12 winning submissions, chosen in March, will have their artwork appear in the 2015 "Be Ready. Be Buckled.” contest calendar.