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The following are resources available for parents, professionals, and youth to educate and keep your teens safe as they learn to drive. Resources are constantly being updated.

Fact Sheets /Tips /Flyers 

Safe Driving TAKE CONTROL OF SAFE DRIVING
Safe Driving Quick Facts FACTS AND STATISTICS ON SAFE DRIVING
Teen Driver Injury Prevention TEEN DRIVING FACTS
Teen Driving Statistics STATISTICS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Teen Driving and Alcohol PROBLEMS, FACTS, AND SOLUTIONS

Texting While Driving Facts 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Drugged Driving (PDF) INFORMATION ON DRUGGED DRIVING

Eight Danger Zones (PDF) TEENS BEHIND THE WHEEL

About 16 and 17 Year-Old Drivers in New York State (PDF) FACTS AND STATISTICS ON THESE YOUNG DRIVERS

Teen Driving Risks (PDF) 5 IMPORTANT AREAS TO KNOW

GHSA's highway safety policies and priorities (PDF) ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HIGHWAY SAFETY

Teen Passenger Tips (PDF) IS IT SAFE?

Parents Get The Facts - CDC (PDF) HANDING YOUR TEENS THE CAR KEYS

Safety belts save lives (PDF) HELP SPREAD THE MESSAGE

Stay awake stay alive (PDF) DONT DRIVE DROWSY

Top 10 Tips Preventing Teen Accidents (PDF) TIPS FROM GEICO

You and the drinking driving laws (PDF)  NYS DMV LAWS

What is Reckless Driving? WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Summer Safety Tips 

NHTSA- Drivers Urged to Check Tires During Hot Weather FIND OUT WHY

 

Internet Sites
Mothers Against Drunk Driving- aimed at ending drunk driving, helping fight drugged driving, supporting the victims of these violent crimes, and preventing underage drinking
 
Students Against Destructive Driving- aimed at empowering young people to successfully confront the risks and pressures that challenge them in their daily lives
 
Tips on driving for new drivers
 
Improving teen driver safety whether you are a teen, parent, policymaker, educator, or researcher
 
The National Safety Council saves lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through leadership, research, education and advocacy
 
Transforming teens into safer drivers since 1952
 
Helping to shape teens into safe, responsible drivers
 
A community health initiative aimed at reducing the incidences of teenage automobile crashes, injuries and fatalities in Virginia by assisting school divisions and communities in the development and implementation of local Partners for Safe Teen Driving programs
 
Working with schools and young adults to teach them about internet safety, underage drinking, the dangers of texting and driving, hate crimes, and drug and substance abuse
 
Teaches young adults to speak up against reckless driving if they feel unsafe in the car
 
Teaching strategies to young adults on the road in order to improve their safety and prevent teen motor vehicle crashes
 
Teen car accident pictures, statistics, and stories
 
Take the pledge! Don't text and drive!
 
Matches volunteers to causes they care about, near them
 
The nation's first nonprofit organization pushing to have FDA approved breathalyzers available wherever people are drinking
 
Remembering the real people in wrecks
 
Builds partnerships that save lives, prevent injuries, and promote safe and healthy lifestyles among all youth while encouraging youth empowerment and leadership
 
Useful tools to help you make a plan and stick to that plan to prevent drunk driving
 
Family owned and run company dedicated to stopping texting and driving injuries and deaths in North America
 
Resource for learning all you need to know about distracted driving
 
Everything you need to know about being on the road
 
Foundation for advancing alcohol responsibility
Publications / Studies
Despite dangerous behaviors, teens most likely to blame other drivers, weather for close calls
 
Strategy workshop development
 
See the results of a study on seatbelt use among drinking drivers in Minnesota
 

HCDD Evaluation Overview 1-7-09 (PDF)

Workshop information on how judicial officials identify, punish, and effectively treat hardcore drunk drivers who appear in court

 

Parents Guide to Teen Driving (PDF)

A guide for parents on keeping their teen drivers safe throughout their teen years and for the rest of their life

 

Teen Driving Parental Guidance (PDF)

Helping parents to help their children prepare to become safe, liceRnsed drivers

 

Wrecked life and death on the road (PDF)
A guide to what it means to make good and bad decisions on the road

 

The Century Council- Initiatives, Public Policy, & Research

Funded by distillers in order to develop and implement innovative approaches to dealing with the critical issues of drunk driving and underage drinking

 

Distracted Driving Research

 

Speaking Resources

Distracted Driving Guide (DOC) Presented by AAA

Driving Safety Tool Kit Speak Up or Else activities to bring campaign messages to all

Recommended Presenters Speakers to contact about all driving issues


VIDEOS

Parents are the KEY

Video of parents pledging to keep their teen drivers safe

 

The Parents of Alex Brown Share Their Story

Family shares their story on Extreme Makeover Home Edition

 

Impact: After the Crash

 

Just a Few Seconds: Distracted Driving

Firsthand account of distracted driving: featuring driver and victim's family

 

Pedestrain Safety (In Spanish / Espanol)

Keeping safe IN SPANISH

 

Nassau County Red Light Camera 

Red light camera ticket videos

 

Texting & Driving

Texting and driving PSAs

 

The Faces of Distracted Driving

Faces of distracted driving videos

 

Toyota Teen Driving Video Contest

High School teen driving video contest winners and submissions

 

Media Materials

Driving in the Safe Lane (Banner)

Driving in the Safe Lane (Brochure)

Facts laws and safety tips

 

Hang up and Drive Safely (Poster) 

"I promise"

 

Cell phones and Driving (PPT)

 

Youth and Road Safety Action Kit (PDF)

Action Kid on keeping roads safe for young people

 

SAVE-IT Program (PDF)

Program preventing fatalities and injuries by reducing distraction-related motor vehicle crashes

 

Dealing with Distracted Driving (PDF)

Awareness and educational approaches for dealing with the problems of distracted driving

 

Guides, Posters, Brochures for parents

Documents to help spread the word about the importance of parents in safety

 

Driving Safety Quiz – Are you road smart? (PDF)

Are you road smart?

 

Parent Teen Driving Agreement - CDC (PDF)

Sign it today!