In Your Community
There are plenty of ways to join in the safe teen driving effort and help to save young lives in your community. Use these tools to get started.
- Parents: Share What You've Learned
Help spread the word about safe teen driving within your circle of friends. Read these tips on places where you can start a safe teen driving conversation.
- Take Action: Tips for Businesses/Groups
Support parents in their efforts to keep teens safe behind the wheel. Learn how your organization can use the "Parents Are the Key" tools and get involved.
- Posters and Flyers
Find places in your community where parents go, especially with their new teen drivers. These places may include movie theaters, departments of motor vehicles or driver services, driver education schools, supermarkets, gas stations, auto service centers, and malls. Ask the management of these outlets to display campaign posters and flyers in high-traffic areas.
- Parent's Pledge
School administrators, driving school instructors and community leaders may share this written pledge with parents of teen drivers within their school, district or organization. Parents are encouraged to read and sign the pledge – and then post where it will remain visible.
- Newsletter Article
Ask your human resources department, neighborhood association, faith-based organizations, and other groups to include this ready-to-go article in their newsletters.
- Event Planning Guide
Use this guide to develop community events that will raise awareness about safe teen driving. Properly planned and implemented community events can be very effective for sharing your messages.
- Media Outreach Guide
Reach out to and work with media representatives by using the tips and sample media materials offered in this guide. Working with the media is an effective way to raise awareness about the importance of safe teen driving as part of the "Parents Are the Key" campaign.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)
4770 Buford Hwy, NE
Atlanta, GA 30341-3717
TTY: (888) 232-6348
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