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Save Your Teen Driver - Free Event for Piscataway Parents and Teens

FREE Save Your Teen Driver Event at Piscataway HS on Tuesday, March 28th Credits: Bob Ragazzo

Parents and Teens - Join us and Learn:  The 5 Essential Actions for Driving Safely and also YOUR Risk Level of Causing a Crash all in a 1- Hour Workshop!

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Car crashes are the #1 killer of 15 – 20 year olds in America. More than guns, alcohol and drugs COMBINED!  In 2014, over 33,000 teenage drivers were involved in car crashes in New Jersey. The good news is that we can prevent 9 out of 10 of these.

To assist in reducing this number, the Piscataway Township Education Association (PTEA) and the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) have partnered with Save Your Teen Driver, LLC, to offer a FREE workshop to parents and teenagers. This is NOT just "another teen driving lecture"it is an actual professional training session.

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Parents and Teens will take an interactive, online evaluation that “tests drivers like they have
been tested before - in the 6 Key Areas of Driving.” From this fun and effective 20 minute evaluation, the driver learns their Driving Score as well as their Risk Level of causing a crash.

This one-hour event will completely change the way you think about driving!

Parents and their Young Drivers (or Future Drivers) are enthusiastically invited. Attendees must bring their own laptop or tablet. Participants will be able to take the test, receive their scores, and meet with a certified Defensive Driving expert afterward for a Q & A session – all in 1 Hour!

Place:  Piscataway HS– at the Commons – 100 Behmer Rd. Piscataway, NJ
Date:    Tuesday, March 28th
Time:    2 Sessions – choose either 6:30-7:30 or 7:30-8:30 PM (Q&A afterward)

Light refreshments will be served

Seating is limited! Reserve your spot now at:    


About the  Piscataway Twp. Education Association:
The  PTEA  is part of the New Jersey Education Association and works for better education in Piscataway. The organization aids the local communities through workshops and clinics; keeps its members informed of all relevant issues; lobbies for legislation to improve education; coordinates educational groups and maintains active committees in all phases of education.

About Save Your Teen Driver:
Save Your Teen Driver is the world's first online driver evaluation and training program. The company is dedicated to changing the way we train our young drivers by teaching them how to
Drive MentallyTM (the 90% cause of crashes). You can learn more at:

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