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Every year, lives are needlessly lost on our roadways because of alcohol, drugs and distracted-impaired driving. These are avoidable tragedies that leave scars on our families, schools, and communities.  

During Students Against Impaired Driving Day we ask that you make known your commitment to preventing impaired driving. We remember the victims and honour their memory by making the responsible decision to not be impaired while driving and ensuring that others do the same.

ONE MINUTE EXPLAINER VIDEO

OUR MISSION

Is to encourage schools, businesses and community organizations to proclaim, promote. and participate in reducing the tragedies caused by impaired and distracted driving by sending a positive message to the their students, patrons and members to never drive impaired or ride with an impaired driver.

Become a Sponsor

GET INVOLVED

Free for the first 40 schools to sign up (While supplies last)

SAID Day Resources 2024!
2-T-shirts (Free T's are Out of stock )

Stickers/Decals

1-Pop Up Banner banner (Out of stock

SAID Day Posters

SAID Day Animations 

5 Cash Awards of $500 for Participation

School Recognition Award

 

Who can participate:

Any school-based OSAID club, Students Council, Prom Committee, Leadership Class, or any School-approved group. 

 

Eligibility 

All Participating school groups must complete a minimum of the following three activities to be eligible to win any award. 

 

  1. Proclaim SAID Day on your school social media accounts using #saidday2024 

  2. Make a school announcement proclaiming SAID Day at your school over the audio or video PA system.

  3. Create an impaired driving awareness display on SAID Day at your school. 

 

Award Categories

PARTICIPATION AWARD 

$500

A schools will be eligible to win this prize if they are participating in SAID Day and have completed the minimum of three activities. *  

 

BEST NEW/CREATIVE IDEA AWARD 

$500

A school will be eligible to win this prize if they have completed the minimum three activities* and implemented a new and creative way to promote SAID Day.

 

Best Exceptional Overall Award

 2 X $500

Two school will be eligible to win this prize if they have completed the minimum three activities and have done exceptional work in promoting impaired driving awareness at their schools by doing at least one of the following activities. 

 

Examples OF EXTRA ACTIVITIES :

* SAID Day Activities

Officially start an OSAID group at your school for the 2024 fall term (register at www.osaid.com)

Get your school trustee to send out an email or letter to all parents in the school district/board proclaiming their support of SAID Day.

Find a community partner or business to proclaim SAID Day with their employees and on their social channels and use #saidday2024

Host a impaired driving Trivia Contest

Mock-Tails

Sign a pledge

Teen & Parent Agreements

Chain of Life 

Get your parent to post on their social media sites using hashtag

Post to local community social media sites. 

Host an OSAID lunch and learn session for students

Create a snap streak

Create a Tiktok video for SAID Day or showcase your school’s events on Tiktok

 

 

Not-For-Profit Organization/Club Award

 

ONE Community Organization or Club will be awarded $500 if they have shown exceptional work in helping to promote SAID Day.

This award will be based on creativity, community engagement, and positive impact. 

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What SCHOOLS
Can Do

  • Proclaim SAID Day on your school social media accounts using #saidday2024 

  • Make a school announcement proclaiming SAID Day at your school over the schools audio or video PA system.

  • Create an impaired driving awareness display on SAID Day at your school. 

  •           OTHER IDEAS          

  • Officially start an OSAID group at your school for the 2024 fall term 

  • Get your school trustee to send out an email or letter to all parents in the school district/board proclaiming their support of SAID Day.

  • Find a community partner or business to proclaim SAID Day with their employees and on their social channels and use #saidday2024

  • Host  impaired driving Trivia 

  • Make a 'Mock-Tail' event

  • Sign a pledge

  • Host a chain of Life event

  • Get your parent to post on their social media sites #saidday2024

  • Post to local community social media sites. 

  • Create a Tiktok video for SAID Day or showcase your schools events on Tiktok

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What BUSINESSES
Can Do

  • Proclaim your support for SAID Day on your social media

  • Send a “Drive Safe This Weekend” memo to your employees

  • Add a SAID Day message to your marquee

  • Promote SAID Day messaging relevant to your business. i.e. Beverage alcohol serving

  • Proclaim SAID Day on your social media

  • Make a donation to OSAID

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What COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
Can Do

  • Proclaim your support for SAID Day on your social media

  • Encourage your members to participate in SAID Day at their place of business, or their kids schools.

  • Share SAID Day messages with your members.

  • Be a designated driver one night to lead by example

  • Host a SAID day event

  • Host a fundraising activity and donate to OSAID

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WHAT IS IMPAIRED DRIVING?

Alcohol, drugs, distraction and excessive speed will impair your ability to drive.

What is the message you want to send?

PROCLAIM:

Impaired driving is the leading criminal cause of death and injury in Canada.

 

PROMOTE:

If you help to raise awareness about the dangers of impaired driving on SAID Day you will be helping to reduce preventable death and injury in your community.

 

PARTICIPATE:

Lead by example. Never drive or ride with an impaired or distracted driver.

 

PLAN:

Always plan ahead. Designate a driver who is not impaired and arrange for an alternate way home just in case.

SPEAK:

Talk to your friends and loved ones and remind them how important it is to you that they never drive impaired.

OPTIONS:

If you are hosting a party, always offer non-alcoholic drinks for guests.

REPORT:

If you see and suspect an impaired driver on the road, notify law enforcement immediately. Call 911.

INTERVENE:

If you know someone who is impaired and is about to drive, ask them politely not to drive, and suggest some alternatives. 

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SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENT

  Today is SAID DAY

> Students Against Impaired Driving Day <

We support student leadership.

Be prepared and never drive impaired.

Your choice matters

 

 -Please have a safe holiday weekend.

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