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TN Highway Safety Office Joins AAA to Offer Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship Award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 6, 2020) – The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) has joined AAA – The Auto Club Group to offer the Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship Award. The THSO has partnered with AAA – The Auto Club Group to provide one high school senior the opportunity to earn a $3,000 scholarship by working with the THSO's Reduce TN Crashes program to improve driver safety within their local community.

All high school seniors in Tennessee are encouraged to apply. In order to be considered, the student must be nominated by a principal, teacher, mentor, or school resource officer. The student must be a current high school senior who demonstrates leadership qualities, driver safety skills, school involvement, and citizenship/volunteerism. The student must plan to attend a college or university in Tennessee.

In order to apply, the student must register his/her high school in the Reduce TN Crashes program at www.ReduceTNCrashes.org. The student must complete at least one traffic safety activity offered through the Reduce TN Crashes program during the school years of 2016 to 2020. In 500 words or less, the student must write an essay describing how he/she used at least one traffic safety activity to make a difference in a local community. The student nomination, essay, and all application information must be submitted to www.ReduceTNCrashes.org/scholarship by March 31, 2020. The scholarship award recipient will be announced in May 2020.

For more information about the Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship Award, please contact admin@reducetncrashes.org or 931-372-6302.

About the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO)

The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) is a division of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security advocating for traffic safety. The THSO works in tandem with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to implement statewide programs addressing occupant protection, impaired driving, speed enforcement, pedestrian and bicycle safety, and crash data collection and analysis. Programs administered by the THSO are 100 percent federally funded. The THSO's mission is to effectively develop, implement, and evaluate these programs. To learn more, please visit www.tntrafficsafety.org.

About AAA - The Auto Club Group
The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America. ACG and its affiliates provide membership, insurance, banking, financial services, and travel offerings to over 13.5 million members across 13 U.S. states, the province of Quebec and two U.S. territories including Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico, South Carolina and the U.S. Virgin Islands; most of Illinois and Minnesota; and a portion of Indiana. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with more than 60 million members in the United States and Canada whose mission includes protecting and advancing freedom of mobility and improving traffic safety. Motorists can map a route, identify gas prices, find discounts, book a hotel, and access AAA roadside assistance with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile. Visit AAA on the Internet at AAA.com.