Running Springs, CA, November 24, 2014 – The California Highway Patrol will be presenting a Start Smart class for new drivers, at the CHP Arrowhead Office located in Running Springs on Wednesday, November 26th, at 6:00 p.m.. The Start Smart program is a cooperative effort between the CHP, teenagers, and their parents.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 68,000 teens have died in car crashes in the last decade. The goal of the class is to help young drivers and their parents understand the responsibilities associated with driving a motor vehicle. The class will also show how poor choices behind the wheel can change the lives of everyone involved. The purpose of this program is to reduce the number of teen-related injuries and deaths due to collisions.
There is no cost to attend the class. Parents and teens interested in attending need to RSVP with CHP Officer Quintero, by Tuesday, November 25th, at (909)867-2791. Space is limited to the first 25 students and parents.