Educational Foundation

Educational Foundation


  • The following MBUSA press release covers a new Teen Driver Education and Training Center associated with the Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy.
    (Source: MBUSA/Montvale, NJ/October 18, 2011 – LOS ANGELES)

    The New Los Angeles Facility Is First Teen Driver Education And Training Center Built With Students And Parents In Mind

    New Integrated Coaching Approach Marks Major Enhancement To Driver Education In California

    The Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy, is gearing up to take on its “freshman class” of teen driver students through its first training center located in the U.S. at 8231 W. 3rd Street in Los Angeles, California.



  • Ten instructional driving videos, hosted by professional racecar driver and AMG Driving Academy instructor Tommy Kendall, are now available through Mercedes-Benz USA. There are excellent driving tips for both adults and teens included in all of the videos and we encourage you to check them out.

    SEAT POSITION

    BRAKING



  • Its no secret. Teens are involved in automobile accidents at an alarming rate and the tragic loss of life is heart-wrenching, priceless. But the cost in dollars to society has a price according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and AAA. Earlier today (May 28, 2008), MSN published an article by Doug Newcomb that sheds light on their findings:

    According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the risk of motor vehicle crashes is higher among 16- to 19-year-olds than among any other age group.



  • By George Murphy, MBCA Technical Director

    Last year, over 5,000 teenagers died in motor vehicle crashes, the leading killer of American youths aged 16 to 19, accounting for more than 40 percent of fatalities in that age bracket. To reduce this number, Tire Rack Street Survival® has developed a non-profit, national driver education program aimed at teaching teens the skills they need to stay alive behind the wheel.

    – Tire Rack Street Survival®



  • Last year, over 5,000 teenagers died in motor vehicle crashes, the leading killer of American youths aged 16 to 19, accounting for more than 40 percent of fatalities in that age bracket. To reduce this number, Tire Rack Street Survival® has developed a non-profit, national driver education program aimed at teaching teens the skills they need to stay alive behind the wheel.

    The Mercedes-Benz Club of America Educational Foundation is a sponsor of this important driving program. We invite you to join us in our efforts to save lives. View Street Survival video…


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