The Vermont Highway Safety Alliance was proud to sponsor a Public Safety Announcement (PSA) award contest for Vermont high school students designed to change driving habits. Thank you to our sponsors, AAA New England, Vermont Insurance Agents Association, The World - Central Vermont's Hometown Newspaper, Vermont Automotive Distributors Association, the Central Vermont Rotary Club, and Consultant on Police Services, for their support of this event. The Contest will open again in 2019! Please see the award winning videos below and share them on social media! Thank you and congratulations to our winners.

1st Place – $750 : Andrew Malshuk – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TDBcTG_-XQ

School- Bellows Falls Union High School


2nd Place – $500 : Tanner Bischofberger – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Jvsi4q1QEg&feature=youtu.be

School- River Valley Technical Center


3rd Place – $250 : Isaak Olson – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XX43bUyFt8I

School-Essex High School


Eventbrite Link to Register for the Contest

Please use the following Links for more information on the Contest

#802phonesdown!headsup! Information


Rules & Guidelines

Tips & Checklist

Resource Links for Data and Information on Distracted Driving

Timeline and Deadlines for 2018. 

Submitting Your Application: Once you have reviewed the rules and regulations submit your video using the Eventbrite link  and registration form. All submissions must be received on or before April 13th at 5:00 PM 2018. We will not accept entries after that date. Don’t wait until the last minute.

  • April 13th, 2018 5:00PM: All YouTube submissions and registration forms must be received. Submit on Eventbrite. You will receive a confirmation via email.
  • April 20th, 2018 5:00PM: (on or before) Finalists from Phase One will be notified and continue to Phase Two.
  • April 20th, 2018 5:00PM: Start of Phase Two.
  • April 30th, 2018 5:00PM End of Phase Two.
  • May 15th, 2018 – Final contest winners will be chosen and notified on or before this date.

Tips and Checklist for producing a video PSA – These will be available soon!

Prizes for this contest are generously donated by our sponsors:


Consultant on Police Services


Vermont Automotive Distributors Association