Friday, October 29, 2010

New Bumper Sticker Can Save Lives:

When your teenager turns that magical age that they can receive their drivers license, most teens are celebrating as the parents start stressing.

It doesn't have to be stressful, though being a parent that is part of the terrority, if you are prepared and have taken the time to educate your teen about the driving safely, always being alert, putting the phone on silent or better yet, in the glove box, seatbelt at all times - not only for themselves, but for every passenger in the car.  In Florida it is the law - Click It or Ticket, simple as that.

A new group called, is hitting the pavement and creating an awareness and accountability to drive responsibly.  It is simply a bumper sticker that is literally saving lives.

The goal of the program: to protect teenage drivers and promote safe driving habits.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "Drivers aged 16 to 19 years of age have the highest average annual crash and traffic violation rates of any other age group." In addition, "16-year-olds are 3 times more likely to die in a motor vehicle crash than the average of all drivers."

The GoTellMom program is designed to protect your child, while correcting & preventing bad driving habits early, helping to reduce accidents and injury to your child and others.

GoTellMom also covers Florida.  If you click on their Report a Driving Incident, Florida is listed among all the United States.

In a recent press release by Go TellMom:

With the program, parents register online and receive a "How's My Teen's Driving?" bumper sticker with a unique privacy protected identification number. If a fellow driver or witness observes unsafe driving habits by the teen, they can call or visit to report the incident using the 4 digit code on the bumper sticker. will then send a detailed email report notifying the parents.

Studies show that commercial vehicles utilizing "How's My Driving" stickers reported a20% decrease in accidents and traffic violations.
By placing the sticker on a teen's car, parents have taken a proactive step towards preventing bad driving habits, ultimately keeping their teens safe.

Whether it is speeding, texting while driving, a taillight out or just careless teen driving - the community can call or report to, and the teen's parent will instantly be notified. If teen drivers know that the community is watching and at any time a report can be made, then safe driving will become a priority.

Launched in 2010, is a proactive way for parents and the community to monitor teen drivers and moreover help correct bad driving habits early. For more information, please visit

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