School Safety Programs

AAA Hudson Valley is dedicated to helping children learn important safety habits including car and bicycle safety. We've developed programs exclusively for school-age children.

Poster Contest2021 Poster Contest Entry Info

AAA Hudson Valley is happy to announce the return of our annual Traffic Safety Poster Contest! Modifications have been made to the program for 2021:
•    No physical posters should be sent to AAA. Please submit a photo of the artwork to
•    Prize winners will still receive Visa Gift Cards, but no award night celebration is being planned.
•    All participants will receive a token of appreciation.
•    All submissions should be emailed by 4/30/2021
Get additional contest details now.



Art Classroom

AAA Keep Life Going Coloring Pages

Kiddos out of school and at home with you? Are you now working from home and/or trying to be a grade school teacher?Good news! If looking for something fun to keep them occupied, print out these fun coloring pages! Get Creative.




Otto Presentations

School PSA shoot
2017 School Bus Safety PSA Filming

Otto is a lively, animated traffic safety robot designed to help children learn, remember and practice important traffic safety habits. Otto will teach children about seat belt use, crossing the street safely, playing away from traffic, "stranger danger" and the importance of wearing a helmet when riding a bike.

Schools and child care facilities may request an Otto presentation by emailing or calling 426-1000 ext. 2442.






School CrossingAAA School Safety Patrol Program

AAA Hudson Valley provides most School Safety Patrol materials free of charge to schools in our service area. This includes supervisor materials, student training materials and recognition items.

Schools may request information or Safety Patrol supplies by contacting our Traffic Safety team at 518-426-1000 ext. 2442 or email us at




2019 Club Award Natalie Mullin
2019 Club Award Natalie Mullin

Past Traffic Safety Poster Contest Winners

See 2018-2019 winning posters now!

Thanks to all the students who participated in the Traffic Safety Poster Contest.


School Bus Driver Awards

AAA Hudson Valley is pleased to honor exceptional school bus drivers. Thank you to these and all drivers for transporting our children safely. Each Safe Bus Driver Award winner receives a plaque and a one-year free membership at AAA Hudson Valley.



School Bus Kids CrossingCongratulations to our 2019 Award Recipients

2019 School Bus Driver Awards

Darleen Shrederis
Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD

Amy Santandrea, Director

Joan Hadley
East Greenbush CSD

MaryAnn Belmont, Supervisor

Dan Kunker
North Colonie CSD

Claudine Beck, Asst. Director
John Myers, Director

Matthew Mack
Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk CSD

Jennifer Elliott, Director

Laurie DiPace
South Colonie CSD

Peter Tunny, Director

Josie Zahn
Taconic Hills CSD

Richard Viebrock, Supervisor

Charles Claus
Wynantskill Union Free School

James Worthington, Head Driver

For more information, contact the AAA Hudson Valley Traffic Safety Team at 518-426-1000 ext. 2442.


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Call us at (518) 426-1000 to reach any of our AAA Hudson Valley offices


618 Delaware Ave. Albany, NY 12209
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


514 Congress St. Troy, NY 12180
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 


Newton Plaza
595 New Loudon Rd.
Latham, NY 12110
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

North Greenbush

593 North Greenbush Rd. Rensselaer, NY 12144
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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AAA Hudson Valley serves members in Albany, Rensselaer, Greene and Columbia Counties, NY and these areas of Saratoga County, NY: the Villages of Waterford and Stillwater; and the City of Mechanicville. Live in another area? No problem, it’s easy to find your local AAA club.