Minnesota high school students are being called on to produce a 30-second TV commercial on the importance of buckling up or the dangers of distracted driving. The best of these public service announcements will earn it’s producer $1,000, and their spot will air during the MTV Video Music Awards in 2013. The contest is open to Minnesota students in grades 9 through 12, and entries are due April 15th. More information on the “Buckle Up and Pay Attention Teens! TV Commercial Challenge” is available on the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s website.