Traffic crashes are the #1 killer of teens. In 2013, 156 Georgia teens under age 21 were involved in fatal crashes. As a Georgia Teens Ride With P.R.I.D.E. (Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error) Instructor, you can help prevent teen crashes in your community.

Who should be an instructor

  • Public safety officers
  • Educators
  • Public health officials
  • Emergency medical workers
  • Civic leaders
  • Faith leaders

Once you have been certified, GTIPI provides all of the materials necessary to conduct the 2-hour Georgia Teens Ride With P.R.I.D.E. class for parents and teens in your local community.

What you'll learn

  • Teen driving facts and statistics
  • Crash dynamics
  • Joshua's Law
  • Driver's Education and Georgia’s Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act (TADRA).
  • How to work with parents regarding supervised driving time
  • How to lead teens in a roundtable discussion about high-risk driving behavior.

Training

The certification course is a 7 hour training, coupled with a 2 hour Parent-Teen P.R.I.D.E. course which participants are required to observe before they will be certified.

P.R.I.D.E. Instructors must re-certify annually.

Credit

This is a 9 hour course.

  • Law Enforcement trainees are eligible to receive nine (9) hours of P.O.S.T. credit for instructor certification
  • EMS trainees are eligible to receive nine (9) hours of CEU credit
  • Fire Department trainees are eligible to receive six (6) hours of CEU credit

Get certified by viewing our P.R.I.D.E instructor training calendar