Two organizations team up to help teenage drivers | News
(WMC-TV) - Two local organizations plan to educate Memphis teenage drivers and give them tips on how to stay safe behind the wheel.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the UPS are teaming up in the city to help young drivers prevent accidents with the UPS Road Code Challenge.
Since a recent report states that nearly 15 percent of fatal crashes in Tennessee involve teen drivers, safe driving programs serve as an important factor to keep Memphis teens safe.
UPS Road Code has been going all around the country to host safe driving programs, and next week the event is coming to Memphis-area Boys and Girls Clubs for the first time.
Teens will be able to test their driving skills in lifelike driving simulators, race the clock in an obstacle course, and sign the national petition pledging safety behind the wheel.
The teenagers will also have the chance to receive free giveaways for participating in the event.
This safety lesson will be on Wednesday, July 18 at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis – Technical Training center located at 903 Walker Ave.
This event will start at 1 p.m. and lasts until 3 p.m.
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