Distracted Driving Epidemic Distracted driving has become an epidemic on roadways in California and across the nation. While distracted driving can impact just about any age group behind the wheel, teens are at an especially high risk for texting and engaging in other distracted driving behaviors. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA),…

National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is getting ready to publicize their annual safety campaign aimed at teen drivers. National Teen Driver Safety Week will be from October 19-25, 2014. Since car accidents are the leading cause of death for 14 to 18-year-olds in the U.S., this is…

Focusing on Teen Driver Safety Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the U.S. Per mile driven, teen drivers, between the ages of 16 and 19, are three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and older to be involved in a fatal crash. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…

CHP’s “Start Smart” Program for Teen Drivers Fran Clader, the Director of Communications for the California Highway Patrol (CHP), recently issued a press release about the “Start Smart” teen driving program. This program is designed to address new-driver issues for both teenagers and their parents. This free course is offered by the California Highway Patrol…

National Teen Driver Safety Week 2013 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) hopes to bring awareness to issues that can help keep teenagers safe on the roadways during National Teen Driver Safety Week. The Campaign will run from October 20th to the 26th. Since many fatal crashes involving teen drivers are preventable, it’s important…

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