Chp Start Smart Program for Teenage Drivers

Santa Cruz, CA…The California Highway Patrol is offering a traffic safety program for teenage drivers and their parents. The Start Smart Program is aimed at helping future and newly licensed teenage drivers become aware of the responsibilities that accompany the privilege of being a licensed California driver. This program is designed as an educational tool for parents and teenagers in an effort to reduce the number of teenage injuries and deaths resulting from traffic collisions. Traffic collisions are the leading cause of death for 15-20 year olds. The primary objective of the program is to provide teens and parents with an understanding of how poor choices behind the wheel can affect the lives of numerous people. The Start Smart program also provides teens and parents with information on defensive driving, traffic laws in California, dynamics of traffic collisions, tips on avoiding traffic collisions, and DUI awareness.

Start Smart classes are free of charge. The CHP has an upcoming class scheduled!

 Thursday, August 5th from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

The class will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Information on how to log onto Microsoft Teams will be sent after class reservation has been made.
Please call the Santa Cruz CHP Office to reserve a spot
(831) 662-0511.
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