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Teen Driver Safety Programs

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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, 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.

Driver

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.

Presentation

Just Drive PSA Contest

NJM, Brain Injury Alliance of NJ, the PA DUI Association, and Impact Teen Drivers partner to present a public service announcement (PSA) contest each year. Schools compete for funds toward a post-prom, post-graduation, or safe driving program.

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.

Pledge

Take the Just Drive Pledge

Pledge to avoid distractions and "Just Drive."

Schools

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. Participants can use their 2020–2021 Just Drive PSA in their campaign.

Become a Facilitator

Become a Facilitator

Bring Share the Keys to your community by becoming a facilitator!

"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.

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:

Shopping Trips

Navigate commercial districts, parallel parking, and pedestrian traffic.

Activities

Practice safe habits and learn alternative routes.

Family Outings

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

Errands

Practice and adapt to constructive feedback.

Tips to Make Sure Your Teen is a Safe Driver

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

"The online presentations have been a game-changer in bringing safety messages into the homes of new teen drivers and their families."

Felicity Debacco-Erni | PA DUI Association

"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