Safety

Additional Resources

Colorado specific

Colorado State Patrol

Colorado Department of Revenue Division of Motor Vehicles

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Safe driving

AAA Keys2Drive
The American Automobile Association site offers information about learning and teaching safe driving, selecting a car for a teen driver, GDL, stats and much more, including lots of links.

Alive at 25
Alive at 25 is a survival course developed by the National Safety Council to prevent traffic fatalities, collisions and violations. Their site has facts about teen driving and links to other relevant organizations as well as information about their own program.

Century Council

The Century Council is a leader in the fight to eliminate drunk driving and underage drinking and promotes responsible decision making regarding beverage alcohol.

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia The information on this special Website is based on research from an alliance of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the University of Pennsylvania, and State Farm Insurance Companies. These institutions have joined together to reduce death and injury from young driver-related crashes through scientific research and outreach.

Douglas County Youth Initiative – Teen Driving Issue Team

DriveSmart Colorado
State-wide traffic safety education program focusing on individuals from birth through seniors.  DRIVE SMART is a community leader in traffic safety, creating programs that increase seat belt use, promote substance-free driving, impart positive behind-the-wheel behavior, boost motorcycle safety, enhance pedestrian safety, safe teen driving and child passenger safety.

National Safety Council
The National Safety Council serves as a clearinghouse of information and materials about safety belt usage as well as useful materials, ideas, speakers and technical assistance.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Extensive research and statistics about safe driving.

Teen Sharp
Non-profit teen driver safety program based in Littleton and Highlands Ranch.  Taught entirely by law enforcement officers.  Some of the services are class room instruction, hands-on driving instruction and defensive driving car control clinics.

Teen Motor Vehicle Leadership Alliance (pdf)
The Teen Motor Vehicle Leadership Alliance is an interagency statewide coalition of champions that acts on reducing teen motor vehicle crashes and improving teen motor vehicle safety. Contact the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, 303-692-2590. Click on the link above for a listing of participants.

Insurance

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Research about teen driving and safety, brochures and videos available, including "Young Drivers: The High Risk Years," as well as international links.

Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association
Guide to understanding insurance, including info about shopping for teen insurance. Links to safe driving and other relevant sites along with how to order "fatal vision" goggles that demonstrate effects of driving while intoxicated.

Downloads

Drive Time Log – English
Drive Time Log – Spanish
Contract – English
Contract - Spanish
Parent Brochure in English
Parent Brochure in Spanish
Teen Brochure (English)

More questions?  Contact us!

Colorado Department of Transportation
Public Relations Office
303-757-9484
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Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
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Colorado: The Official State Web Portal