High school students can commit to driver safety and win prizes for their school like a $25,000 grant, $100,000 grant or a grand prize of a concert from The Band Perry.
Celebrate My Drive is a program celebrating the freedom that comes with a driver’s license and making smart choices behind the wheel. They spread the message of 2N2® – 2 eyes on the road, 2 hands on the wheel. It’s a simple habit that can reduce distracted driving and help new drivers build confidence on the road. Register your school by October 7th to enter the contest, then between Oct. 15 and Oct. 24 encourage students to commit to safe driving (full rules here). Schools with the most students committing could win one of 90 $25k grants, one of 10 $100k grants, or one of two grand prize concerts.
Complete information can be found at the contest website.
In an effort to reduce fatal accidents involving teen drivers, the leading cause of death for their age group, new phone apps allow parents to monitor and even limit teen phone and texting while driving. Other devices are installed directly in the car itself to record and grade a teen driver's performance.
School's out for summer, and teens have places to go. Whether heading to a friend’s house, commuting to work, or preparing for school in the fall, many young drivers need (or at least want) their own car.
Consumer Reports recommends buying the safest, most reliable models possible and presents five suggestions for the safety (and budget!) conscious family.
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