Car crashes are the #1
cause of death among teenagers - DCH Auto Group's new and used car
dealerships are working to change
Car crashes-the #1
killer of teens-take about 3,000 young lives every year. That's 8 teen
deaths each day that can be prevented.
Group's dealerships are committed to helping young drivers stay
safe. DCH Teen Safe
is a DCH exclusive, long term, teen-focused, driving-safety community
outreach program and marketing campaign to keep, what we call "it" - as
in, mindless driving - out of our teenagers' cars. This means
driving distracted, driving recklessly, or driving under the influence,
to name a few. DCH Auto Group believes
in doing more than selling new
cars, and we've made this program a priority.
goal of DCH's Teen Safe Driving Program is to raise awareness through
education, action, and advocacy. Individual programs sponsored
dealerships are designed to raise awareness in the community.
approach is to educate teens about smart decisions and safe driving and
provide parents with the tools they need to set the standards with their
Through our involvements with
organizations such as Students
Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
, the National Organizations for Youth Safety
, and the National
Safety Council on Teen Driving
DCH employees work with students to raise awareness among their peers
about the need to make smart decisions. In working with these
organizations, we focus on distracted driving, the importance of the
graduated driver license, and the significance of parents playing an
active part in their child's driver education. DCH dealerships
events, activities and opportunities for learning with the ultimate goal
of reducing crash related tragedies.