Source: National Safety Council
The College of Lake County's Judicial Services Department offers the two powerful National Safety Council's "Alive at 25" program for teen drivers and their parents.
Vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death for people between the ages of 16 and 24. The National Safety Council, a leader in driver improvement training for more than 40 years, developed Alive at 25 to specifically target drivers in this age group.
Since 1995, more than 400,000 young adults have learned life-saving defensive driving skills through DDC-Alive at 25. In a recent study by the Colorado State Patrol, 93% of the Alive at 25 participants said they would change their driving behavior afterwards. This highly interactive four-hour program teaches young drivers how to take control of situations by taking responsibility for their own driving behavior.
Our Alive at 25 instructors use workbook exercises, interactive media segments, group discussions, role-playing, and short lectures to help young drivers develop convictions and strategies that will keep them safer on the road by:
"Alive at 25" High School Volunteer Registration Form for Teens (PDF)
To properly prepare teens to drive, parents must have a clear understanding of the risks. That's why the National Safety Council developed the Alive at 25 Parent Program. The three-hour course identifies those risks and helps parents reinforce basic driving skills and good decision-making to help teens become safe, responsible, and defensive drivers.
This innovative program gets parents involved in training their teens to drive safely and responsibly by:
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