Teens and Trucks, a program developed by the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Alliance, partnered with the Department of Transportation to create a curriculum that helps encourage teens not to use their cell phones while driving and to understand that trucks and large commercial vehicles need to be treated differently than other cars on the road.
A new campaign from NHTSA, ”5 to Drive,” aims to encourage parents to have ongoing conversations with their teens about safe driving. “5 to Drive” references the five basic rules that parents should enforce with any young drivers.
When you’re driving, all distractions, including texting, put you at risk for seriously hurting yourself or someone else. This video from Distraction.gov shows just how risky texting and driving can be.