We Are Transforming the Driving Culture
- Drivers Ed Stipends
- Youth Outreach Internships
- Media Interviews
- Community Hour credits
Saturday August 10, 2019
Purgatory Creek Recreation Area
13001 Technology Drive,
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
8:30 am On Site Registration
Raksha Means Protection
The Hands Free Bill, signed into law by Governor Tim Walz, goes into affect on August 1, 2019. We will have experts in attendance to answer any questions you may have about the new law.
Let us celebrate Distraction-Free Driving.
Thank you to our Raksha Walk Sponsors!
Distracted Driving News
The deadly battlefield device called Improvised Explosive Device (IED) has become part of our day-to-day vocabulary, thanks to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. It struck me that distracted driving, a human behavior, somehow demonstrates traits of an IED, a physical object. The more I thought about it, the more convincing it got.Read More
Mary Hanson spoke with Vijay Dixit, Founder of the Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation and Frank Hornstein, MN State Representative and Chairman of the Minnesota House Transportation Committee, about distracted driving.Read More
Starting January 1, 2015, there are new requirements to get a provisional license if the teen is under 18. Teens must provide a supervised driving log when taking their driving test that’s signed by a parent.Read More
There are new requirements for the Graduated Driver Licensing Law for teens under 18. To get a provisional license for the teen, one of the parents need to attend a parent awareness class to be offered by the driver education program.Read More
Distracted drivers caused more than 17,500 crashes last year, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, and were responsible for 63 deaths. Each crash happened in the split second it takes to glance at a phone, or a radio dial, or the kids in the back seat.Read More