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Date:
June 2, 2021
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Safety Town
Address:
249 Buckley Road
Holtsville, NY 11742
Contact:
631.363.3770
Cost:
FREE
Teen Driver Safety Program
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Teen Driver Safety Program

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

The period between Memorial Day and Labor Day are referred to as the ‘100 Deadliest Days of Summer’ when the average number of deadly teen driver crashes climbs 15%. According to the CDC, teen drivers between the ages of 16-19 are three times more likely than drivers 20 and older to be involved in a deadly crash. Young drivers are invited to experience the consequences of driving distracted or impaired during the Brookhaven Highway Department’s Teen Driver Safety Program. The program takes teenagers age 15 and older through a variety of interactive exercises designed to replicate the impairment created by drinking or texting. Our certified instructors talk with participants about the importance of developing safe habits while traveling the roadways. Teens will then use electric cars to complete obstacle courses designed to simulate driving while texting and impaired. Masks are required and social distancing guidelines will be followed.