Resources

  • Tips for Parents Of Teenage Drivers (from Progessive Insurance)
    When parents understand the risk factors involved in letting 16-year-olds get behind the wheel, they can act to improve the situation for their own children.
    http://www.progressive.com//vehicle-resources/teen-driving-parent-tips.aspx


  • Keys2Drive: The AAA Guide to Teen Driver Safety
    Before your teen begins to drive, get the information you need about driver education, licensing, insurance, risks and responsibilities.  As your teen begins driving, learn how you can take an active role in training and prepare your teen to handle various situations.  Prepare for your teen’s solo driving by understanding state laws, insurance requirements and driving risks, as well as steps you can take to stay involved.
    http://teendriving.aaa.com/VA/


  • Keep the Drive
    Keep the Drive is a teen-led movement to take on the No. 1 killer of teens - car crashes. An average of 11 teens die a day in preventable crashes. But teens can help reverse those stats. http://www.keepthedrive.com/Default.aspx

  • Safe to and from prom...and beyond
    Teen drivers: Safe to and from prom...and beyond.
    This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage includes: a
    brief data summary on teen drivers' risks; state-specific information on
    GDL laws; tips for parents of teen drivers; two podcasts on helping teen
    drivers to stay safe; and a collection of e-cards on teen safe driving
    and the prom.
    http://www.cdc.gov/MotorVehicleSafety/Teen_Drivers/teendrivers.html  

  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Highway Loss Data Institute
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is an independent, nonprofit, scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses deaths, injuries, and property damage from crashes on the nation's highways. The Institute is wholly supported by auto insurers.
    http://www.iihs.org

  • I Promise Program
    Has your teenager made the safe driving promise yet? The heart of the I Promise Program is the Parent-Youth Safe Driving Contract - developed with the input of teens, parents, police, traffic safety experts and researchers.
    http://www.ipromiseprogram.com

  • Teen Driver In Training
    This organization is dedicated to promoting safe driving for teen drivers, since they are the most inexperienced drivers on the road.
    www.driverintraining.com  

  • Sean Mullsteff Teen Driving Foundation
    This non-profit foundation was established to promote and educate teen driving safety in Montgomery County, Maryland.
    http://www.teendrivingfoundation.org

  • The National Campaign to Stop Red Light Running
    This campaign is dedicated to reducing the incidence of red light running in the United States and the fatalities and injuries it causes.
    http://www.stopredlightrunning.com
     
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
    This web site has information on victim services, public policy, programs, crash statistics, hot issues and many diverse youth programs.
    http://www.madd.org
    http://www.madd.org/local-offices/va/
     
  • Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP)
    State membership organization advocating professionalism in police administration, contact details and information.
    http://www.vachiefs.org
     
  • Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP)
    This web site has information about Alcohol Safety Action Programs.
    http://www.vasap.state.va.us/
     
  • Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)
    The mission of the The ABC's education section is to promote responsible consumption and distribution by licensees of alcoholic beverages to those of age and zero tolerance for underage consumption through the use of prevention initiatives.
    http://www.abc.state.va.us/education.html
     
  • Virginia Center for School Safety
    The Virginia Center for School Safety of the Department of Criminal Justice Services reflects Virginia’s commitment to providing safe and productive learning environments for all students and staff in our schools today. The VCSS is a resource and training center for information and research about national and statewide school safety efforts and initiatives.
    http://www.dcjs.virginia.gov/vcss/index.cfm
     
  • Virginia Department of Education (VDOE)
    http://www.doe.virginia.gov/
     
  • Virginia Department of Health (VDH)
    Center for Injury and Violence Prevention.
    http://www.vahealth.org/civp
     
  • Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
    The DMV web site has a comprehensive review of traffic safety information and links to other traffic safety sites.
    http://www.dmvnow.com
     
  • Virginia Sheriffs' Association (VSA)
    This web site has a listing of all Virginia sheriff's offices and links to other agencies.
    http://www.virginiasheriffs.org
     
  • Virginia State Police (VSP)
    The State Police web site has information on vehicle safety, state laws, criminal investigations and more.
    http://www.vsp.state.va.us
     
  • Crash Prevention
    The Partnership for Safe Driving is dedicated to changing the driving culture of America through education, research, and grassroots activism.
    http://www.crashprevention.org
      
  • Virginia Association for Driver Education and Traffic Safety (VADETS)
    This web site is the statewide association for the improvement of driver education and traffic safety.
    http://www.vadets.org/
  • Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)
    The Virginia Department of Transportation Web site is a great source for travelers, contractors, citizens, transportation planners or jobseekers. Whether you want to know what's happening on the road, where a road leads or how a road gets built, you can find out here. 
    www.virginiadot.org


  • Virginia's 45-Hour Parent/Teen Driving Guide
    This technical assistance guide provides parents with a systematic approach to guide their child towards remaining collision-free in both low- and high-risk driving environments. The suggested lessons in this guide follow a sequential learning pattern that progresses from the parking lot to neighborhoods, to light traffic, to rural highways, to expressways and then to city driving.
    http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/driver_education/parent_teen_driving_guide.pdf
     
  • Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS)
    The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) is the only organization dedicated exclusively to traffic safety in the workplace. NETS is a public/private partnership that engages employers of all sizes and industry-types in seeking, developing, and expanding best practices in traffic safety.
    http://www.trafficsafety.org/
     
  • National Organization Youth Safety (NOYS)
    NOYS' mission is to marshal resources that save lives, prevent injuries and promote safe and healthy lifestyles among youth.
    http://www.noys.org/ 

  • AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
    The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is dedicated to saving lives and reducing injuries on the roads. It is a not-for-profit, publicly-supported charitable educational and research organization.
    https://www.aaafoundation.org/  

  • Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine
    The Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) is a professional multidisciplinary organization dedicated entirely to motor vehicle crash injury prevention and control.
    http://www.aaam.org/

  • Click It or Ticket
    Click It or Ticket (CIOT) is the most successful seat belt enforcement campaign ever, helping create the highest national seat belt usage rate of 83 percent. The message is simple - Click It or Ticket.
    http://www.nhtsa.gov/PEAK

  • Ford Motor Company: "Driving Skills For Life"
    http://www.drivingskillsforlife.com/

  • Highway Loss Data Institute
    The Highway Loss Data Institute is affliated with The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and gathers, processes, and publishes data on the ways in which insurance losses vary among different kinds of vehicles.
    http://www.carsafety.org

  • Highway Safety Research Center
    http://www.hsrc.unc.edu

  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    http://www.nhtsa.gov

  • Rehabilitative Specialists, Association of Drivers (ADRS)
    The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists was established in 1977 to support professionals working in the field of driver education / driver training and transportation equipment modifications for persons with disabilities through education and information dissemination.
    http://www.driver-ed.org

  • Road Ready Teens
    Road Ready Teens provides parents of teenagers learning to drive - or those who've just begun to drive - with tips and tools to ease their teens into driving.
    http://www.roadreadyteens.org