Preview AT&T's new documentary, "The Last Text," featuring stories of those affected by texting and driving.
Individuals, community volunteers and leaders in El Dorado Hills, who represent youth serving agencies and organizations, was formed to help youth in El Dorado Hills by providing "positive youth development" opportunities including financial support for programs such as P.A.R.T.Y.
An easy-to-follow program that takes teens from applying for their permit to passing their behind the wheel exam. This program was developed by teens and their moms.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – Teen drivers: additional resources
Distraction.gov – Use of electronic devices while driving
Take It Back Movement – Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE)
Pire.org – Alcohol: Underage Drinking
Camy.org – Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School for Public Health
California DMV – Teenage Driver Crash Statistics
Drugfree.org – Alcohol and Drug Problem Overview (PDF)
Add your name to the No Phone Zone pledge and encourage attentive driving. Sign here.
Debbie and Steve Allen founded the Shelby Lyn Allen Alcohol Poisoning Education Fund after their 17 year-old daughter, an 11th grade student at Foothill High School in Palo Cedro, California, died of acute alcohol poisoning. Debbie vowed to do whatever she could to educate teens, young adults and parents to the dangers of alcohol poisoning and that immediate medical intervention can save lives.
Their foundation was featured in Good Housekeeping magazine:
A place for teens to check out where they are with drugs and alcohol. Includes quizzes, choices, videos, scenarios, moments of truth, stories, drug info and get help. www.checkyourself.com