US Secretary of Transportation Ray La Hood announced that fourteen-year old Hah'mari Watson of Sanford, Florida, was the winner of the Distracted Driving Design Contest for creating the "Text & Wreck" icon. Hah’mari had been involved in a motor vehicle crash with family members and it prompted her to enter the contest. Created to raise awareness among young drivers about .
The National Organization for Youth Safety(NOYS) held its 2012 Teen Distracted Driving Summit in Washington, D.C. Numerous events were planned to help youth leaders from across the country develop distracted driving prevention programs that they can take back to their local communities. Educational programs, experiential programs and focus groups are among the many events planned for the teen leaders. The teens were sent out .