Don't Drive Stupid is an innovative program from the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety designed to educate young drivers about staying safe behind the wheel back to top.
New Jersey Parent/Teen Orientation Program (46 KB) promotes the importance of parental involvement and partnership with their teens to enhance awareness of the risk for novice drivers, the rationale for the GDL law, and the importance of education and practice driving.
Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) includes four study modules and a quiz, car care videos, several interactive games, and enhanced curriculum noting the importance of eco-driving to personal safety and the environment.
Teen Driver Study Commission: Recommendation Report Update - Since the Teen Driver Study Commission issued its report on the state of teen driving in New Jersey, a variety of innovative programs and initiatives have been developed to help reduce teen crashes and ultimately save lives. Presented to the Governor and Legislature in March, 2008, the report outlined 47 recommendations for improving all aspects of teen driving in New Jersey. Included in these recommendations were 14 essential areas that were considered critical and should be addressed immediately to ensure the safety of young drivers. Updates on these essential recommendations, as well as other areas addressed in the report, are provided in this three-page document. UPDATED JULY 2010.
Training Novice Drivers to Shorten Distraction Time (587 KB) Evidence in the field and on driving simulators suggests that when conducting secondary in-vehicle tasks, teen drivers are much more likely to glance inside the vehicle for long periods of time than are more experienced drivers.