Take Action to Reduce Teen Driving Deaths

Find out how to lobby for strict laws and get tough at home.

  from Reader's Digest | August 2008

What can you do to help reduce the number of teen driving deaths in your state? Plenty! Start by spelling out the danger to your kids. Get tough at home by making sure your teen always wears a seat belt and doesn’t drive late at night. Follow our tips to teach your teen to drive.

Next, do your part to lobby for stricter state laws. Visit congress.org to find your state legislator and send a letter to encourage their support for improved teen driving laws.

Check out the resources below for more information.

Driving Skills for Life
This site features tips and an educational game designed to teach safe driving skills.

Road Ready Teens
You’ll find AAA-sponsored driving guides for parents and teens, an educational game and more.

A Look at Graduated Drivers Licenses (GDLs)
Get answers to many of your questions about GDL laws from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration plus print an informative brochure.

Partners for Safe Teen Driving
Get safety tips, see more resources and debunk five common myths about teen driving.

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