Distracted Driving Programs
Due to COVID-19 distance-learning and stay-at-home recommendations across the nation, all 2021 spring and summer Augmented Reality Distracted Driving Education Simulator (ARDDES) and Reality Check Vaping Awareness & Nicotine Prevention Program events have been postponed. Thanks to the generous support of our corporate partners, PEERS Foundation school programs and community events will resume once current emergency orders have been lifted.
Staying at the forefront of interactive education and innovative technology
At the PEERS Foundation, we inspire young people to lead healthy and successful lives through our innovative and interactive learning programs. Our award-winning programs cover a multitude of areas including driving safety, health and wellness education, and career development.
Losing someone to distracted driving is near and dear to our hearts. We want to help create a shift in the attitudes of young drivers and inspire them to make the right choices.
Distracted driving is the number one cause of fatalities in ages 16 to 29.
The National Safety Council has reported that cell phone use while driving leads to a staggering 1.6 million vehicle crashes each year.
Numbers like these are exactly why the PEERS Foundation has set out to teach young people about the dangers of distracted driving.
Using the country’s first and only augmented reality distracted driving education simulator (ARDDES), we’ve been able to provide young people with a hands-on, realistic experience of distracted driving.
Distracted driving is the number one cause of fatalities in ages 16 to 29. Smart devices and activities like texting while driving have caused driver fatalities to rise at unprecedented levels.
The PEERS Foundation’s “Reality Check” Vaping Prevention Game Show brings an exciting yet informative, hands-on event in a game show format to your school.
Michael and Scott Seymore formed the PEERS Foundation to help bring educational programs to young people throughout the United States. With years of experience in event design and construction, booking, management and execution, he has spearheaded the success of the PEERS Foundation.
We give students the tools needed to make the right decisions when it comes to critical impasses, such as drug and alcohol use, tobacco education and prevention, and cyberbullying. Through our interactive programs, we see young people develop a sense of camaraderie as they are inspired to build healthy and successful lives.
When you partner with the PEERS Foundation, we’ll be able to bring our programs to schools across the nation to raise awareness and inspire change.
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Our students and staff loved this event. It was very informative and students loved the simulation. Students talked about about how meaningful the message was and saw the damage that can occur through distracted driving.
I had a very very pleasant experience with the staff from Peers. The augmented reality really gave our students a great experience to be behind the wheel and see the effects of driving while distracted, whether it was a phone or others talking and commenting. I definitely enjoyed the experience and I know the students did as well.
Mike and his team were amazing to work with for the General Motors UofM recruiting events. Mike and his team were engaging, flexible and educated on the simulator.
The students took the experience seriously. While in the simulator, they tried their hardest to avoid obstacles and saw firsthand the effects of distractions. They also enjoyed watching their fellow students spectacularly mess up.
Our kids were highly engaged and the information was well received. I appreciated it so much and hope we can have another outing next school year!
The children we really engaged and enjoyed all of the reactions they experienced while driving the vehicle. The students were able to learn it wasn’t as easy to text and drive as they thought, along with the dangers and consequences texting causes.
Thank you for graciously providing our students with a driving simulation they will never forget. I’d especially like to commend your staff members, Cindy and Mike for demonstrating professionalism, friendliness and patience. Your generous offering of time, equipment and personnel will certainly assist our students int their lives out of school.
This was a win, win for all parties. The staff of PEERS Foundation had a great rapport with our students. The texting and driving experience is a must for all new drivers.
Thank you for visiting our school and helping to educate our students about distracted driving.
I just wanted to share how much fun our students had with the texting and driving simulator event. The presenters were knowledgeable, engaging and very talented in their presentation to the students.