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Road Safety Art Contest


Everyone on our roads has a responsibility to help keep each other safe. The annual FMCSA Road Safety Art Contest invites students to use their creativity to raise awareness of how to stay safe on the road, particularly when driving, biking, or walking around large trucks and buses. 

This year, the contest has expanded to include students in grades K-12, with new submission categories including digital art, craft, video, and photography. 

The 2021 contest is now open! Submit now through June 4, 2021. Download the Entry Form today!   

Contest Awards

GRAND PRIZE and HONORABLE MENTION winners are awarded in four categories:

  • Category 1: Grades K-5
  • Category 2: Grades 6-8
  • Category 3: Grades 9-10
  • Category 4: Grades 11-12

All winners will receive a framed copy of their artwork, and an award certificate. Artwork will also be featured as part of our:

  • Winner Announcement Video
  • Kid Zone and Teen Zone Webpages
  • 2022 Road Safety Art Contest Calendar
Download the 2021 Road Safety Art Contest Calendar, featuring last year's winning artwork. It's never too early to start learning about the rules of the road! Visit the Kid Zone for activities to engage children with safety around large trucks and buses. As a new driver, learning the rules of the road more important than ever. Visit the Teen Zone for tips for driving around large trucks and buses. 

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The annual contest serves as a collaborative effort between the Our Roads, Our Safety partnership and the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Belt partnership to raise safety awareness for the commercial truck and bus industries.

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Last updated: Friday, March 19, 2021