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AAA Texas and City of Dallas Judiciary to Host FREE Teen Driver Safety Fair to Save Lives

Participants get take-home tools focused on safety and could win a free iPad

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Because motor vehicle crashes remain a leading cause of death and injury for teens living in the United States, AAA Texas, City of Dallas Judiciary, and Dallas Parks and Recreation will host a free safety event to educate teens and parents about roadway risks. This event is happening as prom season is underway, the 100 Deadliest Days for teen drivers are around the corner and April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month.

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Interview with AAA Texas - Teen Driver Safety Class Instructor/Spokesperson

Interview Verbatim

B-Roll: Distracted Teens Crashing

B-Roll: Drivers using Smart Phone Behind the Wheel


The Teen Driver Safety Fair will take place on Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Campbell Green Recreation Center located at 16600 Park Hill Drive, Dallas, TX 75248. The event program includes guest speakers, traffic safety experts, interactive exhibits, and resources to help pre-permit teens, new drivers and their families navigate through the difficult learning-to-drive process and beyond. To register, parents can visit

Free snacks and refreshments will be provided. Participants will also have the opportunity to enter a raffle drawing for a free iPad and other door prizes.

Teen Driving Facts

Distractions, speeding, not buckling up and impaired driving are leading contributors in fatal teen driving crashes.

  • 60 percent of all teen crashes involve a form of distraction. Other passengers and technology such as smart phones are some of the top distractions for teens behind the wheel.
  • Teen drivers are nearly three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and older to be killed in a crash.
  • According to, speed is a factor in 30 percent of fatal crashes involving teen drivers.
  • Approximately 60 percent of teen drivers killed in a crash were not wearing a seatbelt.
  • One in 10 teens report drinking and driving themselves.
Dallas Teen Driver Safety Fair
Parents and teens discuss traffic safety topics at AAA Texas/Dallas Judiciary Teen Driver Safety Fair, 2019.

AAA provides more than 63 million members with automotive, travel, insurance and financial services through its federation of independently owned motor clubs and nearly 1,000 branch offices across North America. Since 1902, AAA has been a leader and advocate for the motorist and safe mobility. Drivers can request roadside assistance, identify nearby gas prices, locate discounts, book a hotel or map a route via the AAA Mobile app. AAA Texas branch offices throughout the state can be found by visiting Follow AAA Texas on Twitter: @AAATexas and Facebook:


Media Contacts

Daniel Armbruster
Public Affairs , (Dallas)

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