Could spending only $295 dollars potentially save your teen’s life?

Drive to Thrive Atlanta – in partnership with Atlanta Motorsports Park – provides Atlanta teenagers with a unique opportunity to learn life-saving advanced driving skills from professional instructors. Using the Park’s state of the art training facilities, including a world class skid pad and ice hill, Drive to Thrive Atlanta teaches advanced driving maneuvers that are not covered during traditional Drivers Education. Students learn vital driving skills for life including wet weather, evasive and defensive handling skills as well as the dangers of distracted driving.

Our program is available to students aged 15-19 who have had their permit for six months and at least 25 hours of basic driving experience with a parent or guardian.

We provide drivers of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to sharpen their driving skills, refine their handling, and learn how to navigate their vehicle under a wide variety of treacherous road conditions. In addition, the expert and professional driving instructors at Drive to Thrive Atlanta will emphasize greater “street and spatial awareness,” giving you the survival skills that will save your life when you need them the most.

Drive to Thrive Atlanta pledges to raise awareness about the risks and dangers of unsafe driving, providing teens with a solid foundation on the tools and skills necessary to reduce risky driving and promote safe, defensive driving to teens of all ages.

Sign your teenager up for Drive to Thrive and equip your child with the skills and knowledge required for safer driving that will give you the peace of mind every parent deserves

Join us in the fight to save teen lives!

Atlanta Motorsports Park (AMP) is joining the fight to save teen lives during National Teen Driver Safety Week (15-21 October 2017) by offering a FREE one day teen driving course to a young driver from a low-income background, EVERY TIME a one-day program is purchased at full retail price ($295 pp). AMP’s teen driving program – now operating under the new brand, Drive to Thrive Atlanta – provides Atlanta teenagers with a unique opportunity to learn life-saving advanced driving skills from professional instructors.

Using its state of the art training facilities, including a world class skid pad and ice hill, AMP teaches advanced driving maneuvers that are not covered during traditional Drivers Education. Students of the teen program learn vital driving skills for life including wet weather, evasive and defensive handling skills as well as the dangers of distracted driving. National Teen Driver Safety Week was established by Congress in 2007 to raise awareness for teen safe driving issues. Motor vehicle crashes remain the primary cause of death for adolescents in America and teen drivers are involved in fatal crashes at four times the rate of adult drivers. Each year, more than 5,000 teens are killed in motor vehicle crashes.

National Teen Driver Safety Week – October 16 – 21

Urban survival

To promote National Teen Driver Safety Week, Drive to Thrive Atlanta will organize a series of activities as follows:

16 October: Press day at AMP where members of the media are invited to participate in hands on driving exercises and find out more about the vital work of the Drive to Thrive Atlanta initiative.

2. 17-20 October: Drive to Thrive Atlanta Roadshow visits schools in Forsyth, Fulton and Gwinnett counties (TBC) showcasing advanced driving techniques combined with fun activities and giveaways.

3. 21 October: Fun teen safety awareness event to coincide with the Legends and Bandaleros Race at AMP where drivers as young as 8-years-old come from all over the nation to battle it out in different classes for the right to be called champion. Car control and respect for speed is a must for the budding race drivers of tomorrow. Teenagers from across Atlanta will have the chance to spectate the race, meet the drivers and understand why fast driving occurs in controlled environments only, supported by advanced driver training and superior vehicle knowledge.