TEENS Start Smart
Photo courtesy of California Highway Patrol, Running Springs
Smart Class is a cooperative effort between the California Highway Patrol, teenagers, and their
parents/guardians. The goal of the class
is to help young drivers and their parents understand the responsibilities
associated with driving a motor vehicle.
The class will also show how poor choices behind the wheel can change
the lives of everyone involved.
of this program is to reduce the number of teen-related injuries and deaths due
to collisions. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration (NHTSA) and the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), over 68,000
teens have died in car crashes in the last decade.
Wednesday November 26th, at 6:00 P.M., the local California
Highway Patrol (CHP) will be
presenting an updated Class at the CHP
Arrowhead Office located at 31230 State Route 18 in Running Springs, CA 92382. Space
is limited to the first 25 students and parents, additional classes will be
scheduled as needed.
There is no
cost for attending the Start Smart Class. Parents and new drivers interested in
attending the class need to RSVP with CHP
Officer Quintero, by November 25th, 2014 at (909) 867-2791.