The Empowered Passenger Video Contest

Prompt
When someone else’s driving makes you feel unsafe, you have the responsibility to speak out. Speaking out empowers—we call them who speak out empowered passengers! How do you speak out when someone else’s driving makes you feel unsafe?

Shoot a short video. Tell others a story of passenger-empowerment. History or fiction. Be creative. Entertain, but be sure to instruct as well.

Submission
Submit your video electronically by either of the following methods:

  1. Upload your video to Youtube.
  2. Post a link to your video on Instagram or Twitter along with the hashtag #EmpoweredPassenger.

OR

  1. Upload your video to Youtube.
  2. On the contest gallery page, enter the Youtube URL in the form.
  3. Complete the form and click “Submit.”

Deadline
11:59 PM on 19 August 2017.  

Winning
As determined by a group of judges, the cleverest, most creative video will win its maker two AllSport Passes to the U.S. National Whitewater Center.  A member of NC Vision Zero team will email the winner once judging is complete to obtain a mailing address.  

Restrictions
Please do not behave unsafely while filming. Use your creativity to depict dangerous situations without you or anyone else actually experiencing one. For example:

  • Do not film while behind the wheel, even if the vehicle is stopped.
  • Do not film others without their consent.
  • Do not break any laws, ordinances, regulations, etc.

Also, Keep it G-rated.  

Only current residents of North Carolina may participate.

Violating any of these restrictions will disqualify you, so watch out!

Intellectual Property Rights
You retain ownership of your work.  By submitting, you implicitly grant ITRE the right to use and distribute your work for any purpose related to the NC Vision Zero initiative, including on its website and social media accounts.

Go to the Submission Form →

 


Many civic institutions collaborate in pursuit of NC Vision Zero’s goal. They are all dedicated to eliminating roadway fatalities in North Carolina—but real, positive change requires conscientious citizens like you. Keep up the effort! Check out our website at ncvisionzero.org for more information and resources you can use to help make our roads safer.