Bridgestone’s ‘Teens Drive Smart’ campaign is stopping in Alameda this weekend 1

This weekend, Bridgestone’s “Teens Drive Smart” campaign will be at the Alameda Point Naval Air Station on Saturday, September 22nd and Sunday, September 23rd. The free half-day program is designed to help teens and young adults recognize the potential dangers of driving as well as develop the skills needed to cope with those challenges. Sessions combine classroom instruction with hands-on driving exercises built to teach defensive driving skills and reinforce smart decision making.

The program is intended for anyone between the ages of 15 and 21, and will include curriculum designed to help teens:

  • Define and identify distracted driving behaviors
  • Identify the dangerous driving situations caused by distracted driving
  • Develop a base understanding of driving principles
  • Understand the relationship between distraction and reaction time

Advanced registration is required, and sessions begin at 8:30 am and 1:00 pm both days. You can register for the event by going to and clicking on ‘Driving Experience.’

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Andy Gillin received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California at Berkeley and his law degree from the University of Chicago. He is the managing partner of GJEL Accident Attorneys and has written and lectured in the field of plaintiffs’ personal injury law for numerous organizations. Since 1972 he has been helping seriously injured victims throughout northern California fight & win their personal injury cases. Andy is one of the top awarded & recognized wrongful death lawyers in northern California.