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One of the most important safety features for your teen driver is YOU.

Many parents don’t realize it, but the #1 threat to their teen’s safety is driving or riding in a car with a teen driver.

The fact is, more than 2,200 teens lose their lives every year in car crashes. That’s six teens a day too many. The main cause? Driver inexperience.

One of the most important safety features for your teen driver is YOU.

Parents Are the Key, a campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), helps parents, pediatricians, and communities keep teen drivers safe on the road.

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For Parents

Parents can make a difference. Here are simple, effective ways to get involved with your teen’s driving.

 

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For Pediatricians

Pediatricians are valuable partners in educating parents and teens about the dangers of driving. Talk to your patients about reducing the risks.

 

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For Partners

Community groups and businesses can help prevent teen driving crashes, injuries, and deaths. Learn what you can do.

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