Feb42019

CHP “START SMART” PROGRAM

 

California has the second highest fatality rate nationwide, involving drivers between the ages of 15-20. To help combat this growing problem, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is conducting classes for teens and their parents. This is a program specifically geared toward reducing collisions and injuries involving teen drivers. This innovative program is called “Start Smart,” Driving Smart to Stay Safe.

WHO: Teens age 15-20 and their parents.

WHAT: To raise awareness regarding the consequences of a poor choice when mixed with the decision to drive a motor vehicle. Attendees will hear personal testimony from someone directly affected by a tragic collision.

WHEN: 6:30 p.m., March 6, 2019. Please call to reserve a seat.

WHERE: Yuba Sutter CHP office

1619 Poole Boulevard, Yuba City, CA 95993

WHY: To save the lives and prevent injuries to teen drivers.

This class has been held bi-monthly for the past 14 years at the Yuba Sutter CHP Office. We are reaching out to the community and encouraging anyone interested in participating to call the Yuba Sutter CHP office and enroll. The class is free, takes 2 hours, and is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on everyone in attendance. It has been said many times, this is the most important 2 hours a teen and parent can spend together to learn about the dangers of driving.

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