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Ford Driving Skills for Life

Ford Driving Skills for Life (Ford DSFL) teaches teens the skills they need to be safe on the roads. The program features a website, hands-on driving events, and other materials – focusing on these key skill areas: driver distraction, speed and space management, vehicle handling, and hazard recognition.

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See below for the latest activities. Or check out program highlights from the past three years: 2013, 2012 and 2011.

Ford News Release: Ford Driving Skills for Life Advanced Driving Skills Program Begins Second Decade with New Content, Technology (March 20, 2014) pdf icon [172 KB, 3 pgs.]

State Involvement

Ford DSFL will again provide grants to eligible State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) in order to bring elements of the program to their states.

2014 National Tour

The 2014 tour kicked off in Dallas on March 22-23. Ford DSFL is tentatively scheduled to hold hands-on training events in these 10 U.S. cities.

Illinois
News Release: Safety-Conscious Illinois Teens Rewarded with Advanced Driving Skills Training pdf icon [54 KB, 4 pgs.] (April 21)

Chicago | April 21-22 | U.S. Cellular Field

Springfield | April 24-25 | Air National Guard 183rd Wing

Dallas, Texas

March 22-23 | Lone Star Park

GHSA Executive Director Jonathan Adkins; Robert White, of the TxDOT highway safety office; Ford DSFL Program Manager Jim Graham; and TxDOT highway safety director Terry Pence.
The new tents are all set and ready for Texas teens.
The new tents are all set and ready for Texas teens.
GHSA Executive Director Jonathan Adkins; Robert White, of the TxDOT highway safety office; Ford DSFL Program Manager Jim Graham; and TxDOT highway safety director Terry Pence.

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