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City Offers Dare to Prepare for Teen Drivers

On February 7, from 6:00-8:15 p.m., Dare to Prepare is a free pre-permit workshop for parents and teens that provides information teens need to know before they take the wheel. This interactive program, geared toward pre-permit drivers (14-15 years of age) walks attendees through the steps necessary to obtain a permit and driver’s license, an offers useful tools, tips and resources to help parents and teens during the learning-to-drive process and beyond.

Sign up today as reservations are required. Pre-registration by February 6 at AAA.com/safety4teens

Why Attend Dare to Prepare?
Motor vehicle crashes are the leading causes of death for teens
1 of 5 teen drivers will be in a crash during their first year of driving
Dare to Prepare helps parents and their teens safely navigate the learning-to-drive process.

What Will You Learn?
State and national statistics on teen driving and information on why teens crash
Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) components
State requirements for obtaining a permit and liense
Parents and teens roles and responsibilities
What to look for in a driving school.

The event is hosted by Santa Barbara Youth Council. Dare to Prepare will be held at the Louise Lowry Davis Center, 1232 De la Vina Street, Santa Barbara. For more information call (714) 885-2312.