How to Get Started with TextLess Live More

TextLess Live More is a national awareness campaign to end distracted driving and save lives. There are many ways to hold a TLLM event and educate your peers and friends about the dangers of driving distracted. Be creative! Remember: you have the power to change behavior behind-the-wheel.

Follow these guidelines when starting, creating or hosting a TextLess Live More event:

1. Choose a TextLess Live More Event

Here are some options for an event that are perfect to introduce your community to TextLess Live More’s mission of ending distracted driving and saving lives:

  • Host a TextLess Live More Assembly

  • Hold a TextLess Live More Day

  • Hold a TextLess Live More Week

  • Create a TextLess Live More Challenge Event such as a Sporting Event or Tournament

  • Host a TextLess Live More Social Event

  • Establish a Phone-Free Zone at your school, for example in the lunchroom, student center, or gym.

2. Prepare for your TextLess Live More Event

3. TextLess Live More Day of Event Protocol

  • Make an announcement at the beginning of the event about the importance of TLLM’s mission to end distracted driving and save lives.

  • Show one of the TLLM PSA’s. Here’s a link: TextLess Live More PSAs

  • On the TLLM Day or event at school, students sign the pledge to NEVER text and drive. This is the most critical message of TextLess Live More.

  • Students receive a TLLM Phone Sticker and Blue Bracelet and are encouraged to wear the blue bracelet to remember to LIVE MORE and never text, stream or engage in social media behind the wheel.

  • Students volunteer to turn off phones for an hour, a day, or the agreed-upon TLLM challenge time.

  • Students enjoy distracted-free engagement and interaction.

4. Examples of TextLess Live More Events 

Students at Glynn Academy in Brunswick, Georgia sign the TLLM Pledge

High School Students TLLM Pledge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students at St. Pauls School in Massachusetts wear the TLLM Blue Bracelet.

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Students at Milton Academy in Massachusetts, Merritt’s alma mater, on a TLLM Day.  

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