Expert: Parents Have Power to Influence Teen Drivers

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Expert: Parents Have Power to Influence Teen Drivers

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Tina Brunetti Sayer is the 2015 Free Press Automotive Leadership Award Winner for Community Involvement.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 3:00pm

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Younger drivers are often assumed to be the target audience for lectures about distracted driving, but many of them pick up risky habits from their parents, according to Tina Brunetti Sayer, principal engineer for Toyota's Collaborative Safety Research Center in Ann Arbor.

"As a mother of a teenager I often remind myself that the things I do behind the wheel go a long way in setting a powerful example," said Brunetti Sayer, winner of the 2015 Free Press Automotive Leadership Award for Community Involvement.

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Keywords: Education | Social Impact & Volunteering | TeenDrive365 | Toyota | Toyota Collaborative Research Center | parents | safe driving | teen drivers

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