Driver & Passenger Safety

We provide information and educational outreach to teach Texans about the importance of driver and passenger safety. Our statewide resources and programs aim to educate people of all ages on the fundamentals of proper passenger safety, the dangers of driving and driving, safe installments of car seats and much more.

Related Departments: Nutrition

infant in a rear-facing car seat

Passenger Safety and KidSafe Initiatives

Passenger Safety and KidSafe Initiatives is a Texas Department of Transportation funded project that delivers statewide education on child passenger safety and safe driving practices.
Women with 3 children in carseats

Learn About
Driver & Passenger Safety


We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.

The Brazos Valley Injury Prevention Coalition & Statewide Initiatives is a safe communities coalition that supports health initiatives designed to reduce traffic-related injuries and fatalities.


The Watch UR BAC program, through a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation, teaches Texans about the dangers of alcohol and other drug misuses.



This course provides information for certified child passenger safety technicians who wish to stay current in their technical knowledge. The course, presented in video format, features instructor and LATCH Manual author Denise Donaldson. This course is approved for 1 CEU towards the required 6 CEUS for re-certification.


A discussion of car seats priced under $150 using a popular interactive game format to explore the different seats available and their features including specifics about their weight and height limits.


This session will cover the proper use of LATCH by exploring the LATCH Manual, revealing more about its potential to help you educate caregivers accurately and efficiently. The session will delve into the many uses for Appendix A, B and C, with particular focus on new and/or updated information in the latest edition of this resource.

All Resources on Driver & Passenger Safety

Have questions? We can help!

As part of our extension mission of Serving Every Texan, we aim to make contacting our experts easy. Find the best fit for your needs:

Localized Information & Resources

Domain Knowledge & Topical Expertise

Media Inquiries & Resource Scheduling