Ticket Your Family Program

About the Activity

  • Encourage dialogue between children and their guardians about traffic safety.
  • Children learn about safe vs unsafe behaviors on the road and in a car and are taught how to speak up if someone is unsafe.
  • Children are given ticketbooks and encouraged to write “tickets” for family members who are being unsafe.

All program materials are free to download and use!


Who is this for?

The materials are written for elementary school age children. Any adult who wants to help children learn about traffic safety may use this activity. 


Why is this important?

Traffic crashes are a leading cause of death for North Carolina kids. Over the past five years, 630 children were killed on North Carolina roads. To help keep them safe it’s important to teach children how to recognize safe vs unsafe behaviors and how to speak up if someone is unsafe.


Activity Materials


      • This image can be shared with school faculty, parents and guardians, PTA members, etc. to promote the program.
      • This simple lesson plan provides tips and additional resources for the program.
      • This class presentation introduces the program and explains basic concepts necessary for students to participate.
      • PowerPoint Presentation Notes
      • Distribute this information sheet to parents and guardians to explain the program and help them prepare to participate.
  • Tickets