Car crashes are the #1 cause of death for teens, yet these crashes are preventable. Individuals and organizations across the United States are working to keep teens safer on the roads, and NSC recognizes these efforts with the Teen Driving Safety Leadership Award.
The 2017 Teen Driving Safety Leadership Award was presented to Danielle Branciforte, Executive Director of Florida SADD and lead on the Florida Teen Safe Driving Coalition, at the DDC Awards Celebration Sept. 23.
Nominations for the 2018 Teen Driving Safety Leadership Award will be accepted starting in February. Award winners are chosen based on evidence of:
- Changing behaviors to reduce teen crashes using proven, evaluated methods
- Leading efforts to educate and engage teens, parents or communities around teen safe driving practices
- Advocating for policies based on the proven principles of Graduated Driver Licensing