Each Cruisin' Smart™ session offers brief, anonymous
questionnaires for participating students that help to capture important
data for teachers, administrators, counselors, school nurses and
The Survey: Our Approach
Our Cruisin' Smart survey is an evidence-based evaluation of the
program’s impact and effectiveness in shaping safer driving habits among
the audience. We distribute a short, anonymous questionnaire, modeled on
surveys standardized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association,
to students in the audience before the Cruisin' Smart
presentation, and immediately after in an effort to record the
effectiveness of the presentation.
The survey examines:
students’ substance use
their attitudes about distracted driving and driving under the
their use of seat belts
Schools also receive a report compiling the results of all other
participating school surveys during that academic year, helping everyone
understand how best to approach students’ perceptions and address
dangerous behavior. The statistics can be an excellent tool for
applications for funding sources as well as for informing school board
and PTO meetings, and can help develop the programming of special
With Cruisin' Smart at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, we don’t want to
walk into a school for the afternoon and then send the students back to
their lives without any way to measure the effectiveness of the program.
An approach that marries vital facts and statistics to the human stories
of our speakers can do the most good to prevent the tragedies that rock
communities across the country every day.
For more information about Cruisin' Smart, contact the Program
Coordinator at 484.596.5465 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.