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The resources in this section, which may be reproduced and promoted without permission, are designed to give individuals a deeper understanding of the three-stages of New Jersey’s GDL program and how it helps to address teen crash risk. The resources can be used to facilitate self-directed and/or group learning, so that your audience can make informed decisions about teen licensure and driving.

GDL Infographic

This infographic visually depicts the GDL in three phases with statistical information from the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety.

  • Best practice: Share this infographic on social media sites and mobile platforms.

Safe Driving, A Parent’s Guide to Teaching Teens

This multi-page booklet includes:

  • Lessons
  • Reviews
  • Checklists
  • Practice driving log
  • Sample parent-teen contract
  • Overview of GDL and other NJ motor vehicle laws

    Best practice: Encourage schools, municipalities, insurance agents, and community groups to include a link to the guide on their homepage; visit local driving schools and remind them to provide a copy (available free from the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission) to the parents of all student drivers; distribute at a school-sponsored parent/teen driving orientation.

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Choosing a Driving School

This brochure provides a comprehensive overview of what families should look for when selecting a driving school.

  • Best practice: Encourage your high school driver education teachers to send an e-mail to their students’ parents with a link to the brochure and other important resources; distribute the brochure at parent/teen pre-permit orientations and back to school nights.
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Dare to Prepare

This self-directed, online parent/teen workshop discusses why teens crash, how GDL works, why you should complete a parent-teen driving agreement, what to look for when choosing a vehicle for your teen and more.

  • Best practice: Work with your middle school PTA to promote the Dare to Prepare program to eighth grade parents and their teens (who are often riding in vehicles driven by older siblings); get on the agenda at your high school freshman orientation and encourage parents and teens to learn more about GDL by completing the online Dare to Prepare program.
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