• A Teen's Biggest Safety Threat is Sitting on the Driveway



    Half of all teens will be involved in a car crash before graduating from high school. The more you know, the more you can do to prevent these crashes.
  • Laws Aren't Enough - But Household Rules Can Come Close


    No state has laws strong enough to fully protect new teen drivers. Household rules about passengers, nighttime driving and cell phone use can fill gaps in state laws. A New Driver Deal outlines these rules. Learn more.

  • Teens Crash Because They Are Inexperienced Drivers


    Contrary to popular belief, teens crash most often because they are inexperienced. They struggle judging gaps in traffic, driving the right speed for conditions and turning safely, among other things. Learn more.

     

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  • Best Practice GDL Framework

    NSC and the Traffic Injury Research Foundation released a new report detailing what the best GDL should include.

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  • teenSMART

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    ​​​teenSMART is a compute​r program for teens and parents that simulates driving and demonstrates crashes.

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