Community Clinics Offer Important Tips for Novice Drivers to ensure a safe journey when they return to school
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida., July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As novice teenage drivers return to school this year to embark on an exciting new chapter in their academic and social life, particularly with newfound license independence, AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America’s Most Admired Auto Detailer to Host Free One-Hour Teen Driver Safety Clinics at AutoNation UNITED STATES stores coast to coast to help promote safe driving.
“Top risks for new teenage drivers range from distractions from their phones to inexperience, speeding and night driving,” said Mark Canon, executive vice president and director of customer experience for AutoNation. “Education is key to helping young new drivers stay safe on the road, which is why we’re partnering with local organizations to run clinics across the country that will teach teens safety skills, as well as essential tips on car maintenance. We are proud to offer this free community service for the first time this year.”
AutoNation’s Back-to-School Teen Safety Clinics are one hour long and taught by a community expert on the subject. The Driver Safety Program includes a range of topics such as distracted and impaired driving, proper driving position and seat belt use, as well as instructions on what to do in the event of an accident. stopped for a traffic violation or facing a field sobriety test.
A local AutoNation service associate will also be on hand at each location to share practical car maintenance tips, such as jump starting a battery, properly inflating tires, changing a flat tire, checking vehicle fluids and safety items to store in a car in the event of an accident. emergency. Participating students and parents will have the opportunity to ask questions and will receive a mini car care kit with essential items to support their car care and safety journey.
Parents and/or guardians are encouraged to participate with their teen(s). Registration is required to attend. To find the nearest AutoNation UNITED STATES store and register a teen for a free session, visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/autonation/events/.
About AutoNation, Inc.
AutoNation, a provider of personalized transportation services, is driven by innovation and transformation. As one of America’s Most Admired Companies, AutoNation delivers an unparalleled customer experience recognized by data-driven consumer insight leaders, Reputation and JD Power. Through bold leadership and brand affinity, the AutoNation brand is synonymous with “DRVPNK” and “What Drives You, Drives Us.” AutoNation places special emphasis on personalized transportation services that are simple, transparent, and customer-centric.
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