Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 15 through
24-year-olds. – National Transportation Safety Board
“Alive at 25” is a video-based 4.5 – hour class taught by law enforcement and first responders. Developed by the National Safety Council, the program focuses on good decision-making while the driver or passenger in a motor vehicle with the goal of empowering young drivers to adopt safer driving habits and reduce injury and death among Texas’ youth. In comparison to their peer programs graduates have experienced an over 72% decrease in crash fatalities. “Alive @ 25” teaches young drivers important decision-making skills for staying safe behind the wheel.
The Wells Branch MUD and WBNA will be hosting this program in OUR neighborhood on Saturday, December 4 from 10am-3pm at the Community Center. Lunch will be provided. Through a grant from State Farm, we’re able to provide it to residents at a cost of only $10 per participant, ages 15-24. A drawing for gift certificates to Lakeline Mall will be held at the end of the seminar.
School will soon be out for the holidays. There’ll be lots of trips to the mall and parties to attend. Please take a moment to stress to your children what their safety means not only to themselves, but also to everyone around them and encourage them to attend this seminar. Check with your insurance agent as some agents are offering up to a 10% discount for completion of this course.
Only 25 spots are available. Sign up at the Rec. Center or MUD Office. It’s one of the best gifts you can give your teen or young adult for the holidays. For questions, call 656-0654 or check out the “Texas Alive at 25” website at: www.texasaliveteam.org.