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Strive For a Safer Drive


Applications are now being accepted for the 2023-24 school year. S4SD can be done as an online program (virtually), in-person, or a combination of both. The deadline to apply is November 10, 2023. Please contact the program coordinator at with any questions.



Strive for a Safer Drive (S4SD) is a teen driving initiative aimed at reducing serious traffic crashes, injuries, and fatalities among Michigan's most inexperienced drivers - teens.  It is presented by Ford Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) and the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP). All Michigan High Schools are eligible to apply.
S4SD Timeline
2022-2023 School Year:
- News release: Winners of teen safe-driving program announced
- Video: 2022-2023 S4SD Summary Video