Safe Moves, a non-profit organization, is recognized as the leading authority in traffic safety education in the country. Safe Moves has not only been credited with saving thousands of children’s lives through education, but also through legislation with new traffic safety laws.
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Pat Hines founded Smartz Moves in 1983Pat Hines founded Safe Moves in 1983 as a tribute to her friend Sue Latham who was killed by a car while they were training for the 1984 Olympics in bicycling. Ms. Hines speaks throughout the world on traffic safety issues as it pertains to children. She is author of many books and articles on children’s safety and was recognized by President Clinton as a leader in the area of traffic safety education for children.

SERVICE AREAS of Safe Moves:
Los Angeles County- serving 1,000,000
Ventura County – serving 300,000
Riverside County – serving 850,000
Santa Clara County –serving 700,000
Orange County – serving 650,000
San Diego County - serving 500,000

California Highway Patrol
Los Angeles Police Department
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Police Association of Los Angeles County
Police Association of Santa Clara County
Police Association of San Diego County
Police Association of Orange County
Police Association of Riverside County
California Office of Traffic Safety

Ms. Hines’ reputation for providing high quality
programming into to schools speaks for itself. Read what
educators have to say about Safe Moves:

“Traffic collisions are one of the leading causes of death for children and Safe Moves is the most effective program existing that addresses this issue and has the ability to affect change in the behaviors of children.”
Richard Scheider, Program Coordinator
Center for Disease Control – Atlanta, GA

“Traffic in California is more dangerous than ever before for children. Safe Moves has saved thousands of lives among our youngest citizens in schools throughout California.”
Jack Champlin, Director – California
National Highway Transportation Safety Administration

“With over 400,000 elementary school children in the Los Angeles Unified School District, we need innovative programs to reach these kids. Safe Moves fits the bill each and every year with their traffic safety program.”
Carol Takaki, Student Traffic Safety Coordinator
Los Angeles Unified School District

“The kids love it, the teachers love it and it works. Safe Moves knows how teach traffic safety in a fun, effective and entertaining way.”
David Tokofsky, Los Angeles Unified School District
Board Member

“We have had a relationship with Safe Moves for over 10 years.  They have been crucial to generating community awareness of our services”
Merry Banks, Education Coordinator
Automobile Club of California