Every day, more than 12 teens die in car crashes involving teen drivers.* Losing a loved one is a traumatic experience no one should have to endure, and knowing the loss may have been preventable makes the pain unbearable. The HEARTS Network understands that pain and supports individuals and families during what seems like an impossible journey.
HEARTS – Honoring Everyone Affected, Rallying The Survivors – is a nationwide community of families whose lives have been changed forever because of car crashes involving teen drivers. Impacted families share their stories and engage in meaningful ways to educate and influence others. HEARTS is a voice for victims, a forum for survivors and a catalyst for improved teen driver safety.
HEARTS Network members have the opportunity to:
Connect with survivors and impacted families
Share their stories
Give a human dimension to statistics and research
Mobilize their communities to support efforts that will keep everyone safe on our roadways
The HEARTS Network is initiated in part by The Allstate Foundation and managed by the National Safety Council. Anyone who has lost a loved one or been affected by a crash involving a teen driver is invited to join the network, share their story and help prevent future loss.
*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, Fatalities in Crashes Involving a Young Driver (Ages 15-20) by State and Fatality Type, Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) 2010 (ARF).