Teen Driver Safety Programs

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Teen Driver Safety Report

NJM has published a report that highlights how regional partnerships help drive our commitment to teen driver safety. The report describes our collaborative approach to administer and support evidence-based programming that empowers students, parents, and teachers with the resources they need to be safe behind the wheel.

Communities We Serve

NJM offers free teen driver safety programs as part of our enduring commitment to safety and to support the communities we are privileged to serve. The Teen Driver Safety Programs are available at no cost to schools in Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

Programs We Offer

Share The Keys
Share The Keys

A 60-minute, interactive program for parents and their teen drivers. The program increases awareness and encourages community involvement to help keep teen drivers safe. Currently offered in NJ and PA. Read the FAQs.

What Do You Consider Lethal?

An evidence-based, award-winning program created by our partners at Impact Teen Drivers. This engaging program is designed to help teens avoid reckless and distracted driving by making responsible decisions. Currently offered in CT, MD, NJ, OH, and PA.

Other Safety Initiatives

Teen driver safety is a community effort. That’s why NJM partners with teenagers, parents, and teachers to raise awareness of safe driving practices. Learn more about the key to teen driver safety.

Champion Schools Showcase

NJM sponsors the U Got Brains Champion Schools Program. Participating schools compete for the grand prize of $10,000 toward the school's safety programs.

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Advancing the Future of Teen Driver Safety

NJM partners with Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania (CHOP) to implement a novel, research-based virtual driving assessment (VDA) for teen drivers at select CHOP Primary Care locations in NJ and PA.

In Partnership With

“Parents who set rules, offer support and monitor their teen’s driving can reduce their teen’s crash risk by as much as 50 percent.”

Teen Driver Safety Facts

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death and disability among teens across the nation. Our research-driven programs measurably shift behaviors and attitudes, reducing the risk of teen crashes. Read the facts about teen drivers.

Tips To Make Sure Your Teen Is a Safe Driver

Just one hour of practice driving a week can reduce a teen’s chance of crashing. Work SAFE practice driving into your family’s daily schedule:

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Shopping Trips

Navigate commercial districts, parallel parking, and pedestrian traffic.

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Practice safe habits and learn alternative routes.

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Family Outings

Experience additional passengers and new roadways, including highways and toll roads.

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Practice and adapt to constructive feedback.

You’re Going to Love Our Teen Driver Safety Programs

Here’s what students, parents, and teachers say:

"One of the most comprehensive training programs for parents who are about to have a new teen driver."

Robert Clarke, Traffic Safety Specialist | South Jersey Traffic Planning Organization

"Incredibly successful and helpful to all who have attended … EVERY new driver should attend."

Private First Class Thomas A. DiTullio, School Resource Officer | Washington Township Police Department, NJ

"Could very well be the most IMPORTANT assembly program attended by high school students and their parents."

Mike Sandor, Supervisor of Health, Physical Education & Driver Safety | Summit High School, NJ

"The program will save lives of teen drivers by educating not only teens, but, just as importantly, the parents and guardians who have the greatest impact on enforcing safe driving on a daily basis."

Matt Wolf, Physical Education, Driver-Education Teacher | Middle Township High School, NJ

"An effective Graduated Driver License teaching tool for new driver education teachers and law enforcement."

Teen Safe Driving Coalition

"Supports life-saving teen programs that engage, educate, and empower teens with strategies to keep themselves and others safe on the road."

Kelly Browning, Ph.D., Executive Director | Impact Teen Drivers