The Every 15 Minutes program is a two-day program focusing on high school juniors and seniors, which challenges them to think about drinking, driving, personal safety, the responsibility of making mature decisions and the impact their decisions have on family, friends, and many others.
The program brings together a broad coalition of interested local agencies with the goal of reducing alcohol-related
incidents among youth. The partnering of the California Highway Patrol, local law enforcement, local hospitals, emergency
medical responders, schools, businesses, and service clubs validates the importance of working together to ensure a
This powerful program is designed to create an awareness among students that they are not invincible. This program helps open the emotional doors, and it addresses a problem most teens do not know exists. They experience first hand how their actions affect the lives of so many other people.
With funding available from the California Office of Traffic Safety, the California Highway Patrol provides mini-grants to agencies and organizations implementing the program.
Experienced CHP personnel are available to work with you, your advisors, and students to provide technical assistance in
planning and implementing a successful Every 15 Minutes program at your school.