Kia Supported National Teen Driver Safety Week
Kia paired up with the charity organization B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe) to support National Teen Driver Safety Week by organizing safe driving courses for teens. According to Kia, 3,000 teens per year die in car crashes, and National Teen Driver Safety Week aims to bring this issue and its root causes to light.
The charity offered classes at its Teen Pro-Active Driving School for free during the safety week, and instructors went to the North Carolina State Trooper Training Center in Raleigh and will hold classes in many other cities. The charity also held defensive driving classes around the US, adding thousands to the 17,000 graduates of the program since 2008.
Kia has provided support to B.R.A.K.E.S. for years in order to make the program possible and bring it to more and more schools, as well as providing 32 new vehicles to the fleet the organization uses for its courses.