Colorado Teen Driving
Launched October 2013 by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Colorado Teen Driving Alliance (CTDA).
Teens who say their parents set rules and monitor their driving behavior in a supportive way are 50 percent less likely to crash and 70 percent less likely to drive intoxicated.
Resource for Teen Motor Vehicle Safety
Parents and professionals can help protect teens on the road by learning more about and enforcing Colorado's graduated driver licensing (GDL) laws. Teens who say their parents set rules and monitor their driving behavior in a supportive way are 50 percent less likely to crash and 70 percent less likely to drive intoxicated.
Douglas County Sheriff's Office
- Distracted Driving (Video)
Released December 2012 by Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Douglas County School District, and Douglas County Government
Impact Teen Drivers (ITD)
Car crashes due to reckless and distracted driving have been the leading cause of death for American teens for decades. Since 2007, Impact Teen Drivers (ITD) has emerged as a leading 501(c)3, nonprofit organization dedicated to reversing this pervasive yet 100% preventable trend. With many free online materials, and direct trainings available, ITD's unique grassroots framework and multifaceted approach empowers people to make meaningful behavioral changes in their own driving habits, as well as to promote safe driving in their community.
Parents Are the Key Campaign
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is helping parents play a key role in keeping their teens safe on the road.
- Through the "Parents Are the Key" campaign, CDC, with funding from The Allstate Foundation, offers parents tools and proven steps for reducing teen driving injuries and deaths. Resources are also available for businesses and groups to participate in the campaign and help keep young drivers safe.
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