$100,000 State Farm Grant to Safety Program Highlights Deadliest Crash Month for Teens
“Teenagers face more danger on the roads than any other group, and that danger peaks in July,” said State Farm Public Affairs Manager
Started in 2003, Teens in the Driver Seat is the nation’s first peer-to-peer program focused exclusively on teen driving safety. The program was developed by the
Student teams at nearly 500 Texas schools have started Teens in the Driver Seat programs, reaching more than half a million of their peers with safe driving messages. The schools can request help from TTI staff, but the students are ultimately responsible for developing and delivering the safety messages in ways that resonate best with other students.
“Most young drivers don’t know that they’re many times more likely to die in a crash than people in other age groups,” says TDS Program Director
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