May 20: The Deadliest Day for Teens on the Road
Apart from the contest, The Allstate Foundation is urging the public to take a stand towards making roads safer through the following opportunities:
Participate in the Dialogue
The first 100 people to become a follower at www.Twitter.com/drvngchng and re-tweet a tip on talking to teens about safe driving receives a special set of air fresheners to place inside cars as daily reminders for teens to drive safely.
X the TXT
Pledge not to text and drive, and help reduce teen deaths and other distracted driving injuries. Join the X the TXT Facebook page at www.facebook.com/thumbsuppledge.
Educate Your Community
Start the conversation about federal legislation that helps makes our teens safer on the road. Check out your states GDL laws at www.ProtectTeenDrivers.com.
Download a Parent Teen Driver Contract
A tool for parents to start the conversation with teens about the importance of safe driving, set guidelines and discuss consequences. Visit www.ProtectTeenDrivers.com to download the contract and find tips on how to talk to teens about safe driving.
For additional statistics about teen driving, as well as further initiatives on keeping your local roads safe, view the full news release at: