SmartDrive Saves Lives

Since 2005, more than 130,000 students in Delaware, Maryland
and Pennsylvania have participated in SmartDrive programs.

The #1 killer of Teenagers – Car Crashes

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens.
Six teens ages 16 to 19 die every day from motor vehicle injuries.

SmartDrive Programs Connect

Beyond providing a state certified Defensive Driving online
course, SmartDrive goes into the high schools to present
hands-on training and awareness presentations.

SmartDrive Changes Behaviors

SmartDrive reinforces the “4-D” message
Avoid Distracted, Drowsy, Drugged and Drunk driving situations.
Be Safe. Be Smart. Be a SmartDriver.

SmartDrive Needs You

SmartDrive is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that reaches Teen
Drivers thanks to the support of individuals and others in our community.

Police Agencies Support SmartDrive

Police officers say, the worst part of their job is the late
night notification to parents that their child isn't coming home.

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Since 2005, SmartDrive has reached more than 130,000 Teens in Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania High Schools through our programs to end senseless Teen Deaths and Injuries in motor vehicle crashes.

SmartDrive programs are offered at little or no-cost to students or schools thanks to the support of our donors.

We ask for your support now to continue the SmartDrive mission of providing these Teen driver safety programs.



A state-certified defensive driving course for high school students who already hold a driver license or permit, AND have completed the supervised driving period as required under state Graduated Driver License guidelines (typically a six month period).  This course consists of three (3) two-hour online lessons.

Have you made your pledge to
Buckle Up – Every Trip – Every Time?

(and receive a Texas Roadhouse® Reward!)

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Seat Belt use among Teens – both drivers and passengers – is an ongoing and critial concern.  One recent study showed that 6 out of 10 teens who died in motor vehicle crashed were not properly restained.

As means of improving seat belt use among High School students – SmartDrive offers the Click4Life campaign – which pairs with national and statewide “Click It or Ticket” awareness and enforcement programs.

Click4Life is a three week program, run by a student group in participating high schools, that provides

  • measurement of tangible results,
  • an opportunity for all students to become more aware of the need to always BUCKLE-UP – EVERY TIME – EVERY TRIP,
  • Texas Roadhouse® Reward to each student making the online Click4Life pledge, and
  • cash awards to the student groups with the greatest success in getting their school mates to make the Click4Life pledge.