Information for Teens
Car crashes are the #1 cause of death among teenagers—DCH Auto Group's
used car dealerships in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, and California are working to change that.
To help teens stay safe on the road, DCH Auto Group formed the DCH Teen Safe Driving Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit charitable organization dedicated to reducing the number of deaths and injuries resulting from teen related auto crashes by promoting safe driving through greater awareness, education and advocacy.
Did you know that 87 percent of fatal crashes involving new drivers are caused by distractions from cell phones, iPods, loud music, putting on makeup, eating and even friends? Or that 87 perecent of teens believe texting while driving is the most dangerous driving behavior? Learning to drive safely and responsibly takes effort and practice. Or that 19 percent of US fatalities are related to young driver crashes involving youth between the ages of 15 and 20? Click the links below to learn about driving laws, the right and wrong ways to drive, and how you can influence others to drive safely.
Safe Driving Competition for NJ Teens with Valuable Prizes
NJ Teens! ENTER D3NJ! You could win a NEW CAR or COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP!
is a contest to raise awareness about the dangers young drivers face when behind the wheel of a car. Contestants will submit ideas for a public service campaign to send a strong message about the dangers of distracted driving and to help reduce teen driving injuries and deaths.
Registration for D3NJ is open until Feb. 15, 2012. Enter today!
Don't Text and Drive. Ever.
Think texting and driving is no big deal? Watch this short documentary.
Information About SADD and Starting a Chapter at Your School
Did you know that SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) chapters influence millions of people in schools, families, local community organizations, law enforcement agencies and the media? Interested in starting a SADD Chapter at your school? Click the links below to find out more, or visit SADD.org.