Teen Drivers AAA has a full range of tools to help parents and teens throughout the whole learning-to-drive process. Keys2Drive provides parents an easy way to work with their teens through each step, from choosing a driver education program to deciding when solo driving is permitted.
Senior Drivers/Lifelong Mobility Americans over the age of 65 are the fastest-growing population, and by 2020, there will be more than 40 million licensed drivers 65 and older. AAA is dedicated to keeping seniors driving as long as safely possible. When it is not possible, AAA is also committed to ensuring that viable alternative modes of transportation are readily available.
Child Passengers NHTSA found that an average of three children age 14 and under were killed and nearly 500 were injured each day in traffic crashes in 2010. That’s enough to rank motor vehicle crashes as the number one killer of children in the United States. The National Transportation Safety Board estimates the number of deaths and injuries could be reduced by half each year if every child passenger is properly restrained in a motor vehicle.
Share the Road: BikesDid you know that motorists must maintain at least three feet of clearance when passing a bicyclist? In 2010, NHTSA reported that 618 bicyclists were killed and an additional 52,000 were injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes. Like motorists, cyclists need space to safely operate in traffic.
AAA School Safety Patrol Every morning and afternoon nearly 600,000 students in 30,000 elementary and middle schools across the country put on their brightly colored belts and badges and volunteer their time to guide and protect their classmates against traffic hazards. Former celebrity patrollers include U.S. presidents, Supreme Court justices, astronauts, Olympians, a Nobel Prize winner, and three Baseball Hall of Famers.
School’s Open – Drive Carefully When school has started, motorists need a reminder that children are part of the traffic mix. Used widely by schools and communities across the nation, this annual AAA program uses a wide variety of media to deliver this important safety message. Since 1946, the program has successfully contributed to lowering school-related pedestrian fatalities.
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