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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.
Nominations for the 2018 Teen Driving Safety Leadership Award will be accepted starting March 15. Award winners are chosen based on evidence of:
Start your application here on March 15.
Questions about the process or nomination? Contact NSC Award Program Manager
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.
Graduated Driver Licensing systems are proven to reduce crashes involving teen drivers by as much as 40%. These systems help maximize teens’ driving experience while minimizing common crash risks, such as passenger distraction, nighttime driving and cell phone use.
Never underestimate how effective programs and resources can be when reaching parents and teens. Here are a few to explore:
Parents are the #1 influence on their teen drivers' habits. Drive the way you want your teen to drive. Learn more at
Learn more about Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) and why it works.
Computer-based training that significantly improves crash avoidance skills and is proven to reduce crashes, recommended by NSC.