SafeTREC's CA Teen Driver Heat Map featured in CDE Driver Education Update

January 26, 2018

The California Young Driver Heat Map (Teen Safety Heat Map), a new geographic information system (GIS) resource developed by SafeTREC in partnership with the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) was recently highlighted in the Winter, 2017-2018 issue of the California Department of Education's CDE Driver Education Update. Teen Safety Heat Map Article

This data and mapping analysis tool was developed to enable users to identify areas where a high number or rate of teen vehicle crashes have occurred throughout the state by county (including by zip code), as well as display locations where Driver Education and teen safety courses are taught in schools within a county. To learn more about the Teen Safety Heat Map, read the featured newsletter article by SafeTREC co-director Jill Cooper.