Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

On August 21, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration kicked off the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.

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Roadside Survival, Part Cuatro - Out of Gas

You must be thinking… Who really runs out of gas? Seriously? Well, it happens more than you think.

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Roadside Survival, Part Tres - Tire Issues

One of the top reasons for pulling over, roadside, is a blown out or flat tire. Let’s be honest, being in that situation stinks, but not being prepared to quickly remedy the situations just makes it all the more worst.

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Roadside Survival, Part Dos - Safe Spots for Your Car

What do you do if you get a flat tire or your engine dies out while on the road? The first thing you have to do is find a safe spot to pull over. Here are some tips!

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Roadside Survival, Part Uno – The Essential Kit.

With an increase in the amount of driving you might do, we here at UDS thought it would be a great idea to do a short series of blogs about vehicle breakdowns and low tech solutions to roadside survival.

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U in the Driver Seat Home


U in the Driver Seat was created in order to promote peer-to-peer education on the risks of impaired driving. This initiative was inspired from the highly successful Teens in the Driver Seat© which began over 10 years ago aiming to reduce the large amount of teenage deaths due to car accidents.

U in the DrUDS-smalliver Seat seeks to give college students the tools and information in order to help them educate one another about the dangers of driving which often including driving under the influence. Each program is unique to the college it is located at. Additionally, UDS does not follow any set curriculum allowing students the opportunity to personalize the program to their own distinct collegiate cultures and environments. Despite the diversity of our program our ultimate goal is the same – reduce the number of college students involved in car accidents.

With the support of the Texas Department of Transportation the Texas A&M Transportation Institute has been able to expand the program statewide. Read more by visiting our About Us page below.