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Get to School Safely, with Help from Mopar

Mopar Teen Safe-Driving Events Are Back

September 15, 2016

The numbers are staggering. Each year, more than 2,000 teenagers in the United States ages 16-19 are killed in teen motor vehicle crashes. Hundreds of thousands more are sent to the emergency room for injuries suffered in motor vehicle crashes. FCA US and Mopar want to help put the brakes on those statistics.

The “Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge” teen safe-driving program helps teach teens critical skills and strategies for staying safe and smart behind the wheel. Take the video below for a spin to see how Mopar is helping you give your kid street cred.

  • Give your teen the skills and experience he or she needs to be safe behind the wheel. The 2016/2017 Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge can give your teens street cred. Register now.

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MOPAR_BRAKE_3c271gpdaaol90b8c6tbta0tm76The free, advanced driving program, designed to teach safe and defensive driving techniques, is available to teens between the ages of 15-19 with a learner’s permit or driver’s license and at least 30 hours of driving experience. Participants will benefit from a proven curriculum and skilled high-caliber instructors provided by the B.R.A.K.E.S. organization. It incorporates both classroom education and hands-on training with a 3:1 student-to-instructor ratio, allowing for quality time with each teen.

Each teen driver’s participation in the training program will include a companion experience for a parent or adult guardian who also will actively take part. “Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge” sessions provide a brief classroom review of core driving topics, including proper seat positioning, hand positioning and basic vehicle dynamics. Advanced behind-the-wheel training will then be provided to teens with on-track course sessions, including accident avoidance (slalom), distraction, panic stop, wheel drop and wet skid pad.

“Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge” classes are free of charge to registered teens and their parents or guardians. A $99

refundable registration deposit is required to secure a spot and is returned after the session or can be donated to the B.R.A.K.E.S. organization to help support the continuation and growth of the program.

Now in its third year, the popular program has added seven additional locations, including  including new stops in Phoenix and Austin.

Dates and Locations:

  • Center Line, Michigan: October 8-9, 2016
  • Bandimere Speedway, Colorado: October 22-23, 2016
  • Austin, Texas: December 3-4, 2016
  • Phoenix: February 2017 (TBD)
  • Englishtown, New Jersey: April 22-23, 2017
  • Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida: May 20-21, 2017
  • Detroit, Michigan: May 2017 (TBD)

Register Today: Visit www.mopar.com/road-ready/register.

Over the course of the first two years of the “Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge” program, nearly 2,700 teens and their parents participated in the free classes, learning safe and defensive-driving techniques.

“Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge” is aided by a collaboration with the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Motorsports Museum and B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe), two nationally recognized non-profit 501(c)3 organizations that share similar missions of promoting the importance of safe and responsible driving.