As parents, it’s never too early—or too late—to model responsible driving habits for your own children. Driving collisions and crashes are the number one killer of teenagers; there are over 6,000 traffic deaths and 500,000 serious injuries of 13-19 year olds that occur every year in the United States. One man is on a mission to change those statistics.
Meet Andy Pilgrim, professional race car driver, business owner and National Life policy owner. Since the mid 1990s, Andy has worked in the field of traffic safety. In 2008, Andy created the Traffic Safety Education Foundation and the Parent Driving Zone to help educate new drivers, parents, teachers and students in grades 4-8 about the deadly problems associated with distracted driving and other important traffic safety issues.
Hear what Andy has to say about the crucial role parents play in driver education.
Why does Andy do all this? “It’s my way of giving back to this country for the opportunities it has given me,” explains Pilgrim. “I grew up in an environment where my mum and my God mum always said if you can help others then do it.”
You can help Andy on this important cause. Be aware and take action to avoid distractions while driving. Take the Parent Driving Pledge today and help make the roads safer for everyone.
Learn more at The Parent Driving Zone.