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
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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:
Navigate commercial districts, parallel parking, and pedestrian traffic.
Practice safe habits and learn alternative routes.
Experience additional passengers and new roadways, including highways and toll roads.
Practice and adapt to constructive feedback.
You’re Going to Love Our Teen Driver Safety Programs
Here’s what students, parents, and teachers say: