Pledge Safety for National Teen Driver Safety Week #CelebrateMyDrive

by Jennifer Donovan

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This week is National Teen Driver Safety week.

With a 15-year-old daughter who is learning to drive, who has already been riding around with other teen drivers for a year or so, I love the idea of promoting National Teen Driver Safety Week. And in fact, I have to admit that with Amanda

In August, I wrote about Kelly Clarkson’s involvement with State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive campaign, telling you to register your high school.

Now is phase two:

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Make a safe driving pledge

In order to make a safe driving commitment in support of an eligible (registered) high school, visit Facebook between 12:00:01 AM CT on October 18, 2013, and 11:59:59 PM CT on October 26, 2013. You can pledge daily if you like. The more you pledge, the better your chances are of your school winning.

Ten schools will win a 100,000 grant. Ninety schools will win a 25,000 grant. Two schools will win a concert with Kelly Clarkson.

About Celebrate My Drive

Celebrate My Drive® is a different approach to a leading public health risk. Car crashes are the number one killer of teens, and a teen’s first year on the road is the most dangerous. Using research as a guide, State Farm is approaching teen driver safety, a winnable public health battle, by engaging teens while they learn to drive in a supportive and positive way. It’s a community celebration of safe driving habits emphasizing the benefits of safe choices as teens celebrate the freedom that comes with getting a drivers’ license. Learn more about the initiative at

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Jennifer Donovan has been a part of the 5 Minutes for Mom team since 2007. She writes product reviews, covers events, and manages the 5 Minutes for Books weekly column and website. She lives in Houston and blogs at Snapshot about life with her family.

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1 Tanya October 21, 2013 at 4:22 pm

I still have a long way till I have to worry about my son driving. He is only 4 but one day I will start worrying about it. This sounds like a great campaine. There are way too many teens that die in car accidents.


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