• Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Teen driver safety is coming to Kent to stop the #1 killer of teens!

WHAT:  Tire Rack Street Survival® Teen Driving School
WHERE: Pacific Raceways, 31001 144th Ave SE, Kent, WA
WHEN:  Sunday, November 12th; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Car crashes are the leading killer of American teens from ages 15 – 20, with more than 5,000 teens involved in a fatal crash each year and an additional 196,000 injured.  Simple driving errors, avoidable but common among inexperienced teens, cause the majority of fatal accidents.

Tire Rack Street Survival® is a 501c3 organization and is the largest active non-profit national driver education program that teaches teens the skills they need to stay alive behind the wheel. Unlike traditional driver’s education programs based on classroom theory and simple maneuvers, the Tire Rack Street Survival® program improves driver competence through hands-on experiences in real-world driving situations.

Students will receive a valuable classroom session and then will learn, hands-on, how to manage everyday driving hazards, obstacles and challenges in a controlled environment on an advanced driving course to ultimately ‘arrive alive.’

Tire Rack Street Survival® is open to licensed and permitted drivers ages 15 – 21. Forms, schedules and more information can be found online at The cost is $75 per student and some insurance companies offer premium discounts to graduates.

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