GREENCASTLE, IN, October 24, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Baker's Body Shop knows that motor vehicle crashes are the number one killer of 15 to 20 year-olds. In addition to this overwhelming fact there are several other alarming statistics related to teen driving.
• Auto crashes claim nearly 3,000 young lives every year
• Of all drivers aged 15-24 years of age involved in fatal crashes, 32% were speeding
• 82% of fatal crashes with 16 year-old drivers are due to driver error
• 37% of fatal crashes with 16 year-old drivers are directly related to speeding
• 19,076 15 to 19 year-olds were killed in crashes between 2000-2006
• Over 350,000 teens are treated each year in emergency departments for injuries resulting from a crash
With these alarming statistics and a 15 year-old son currently driving under a learner's permit, Baker's Body Shop Owner, Larry Baker Jr., understands the importance of taking the necessary steps to steer teen drivers in the right direction. Parents are the key to putting a decline in the overwhelming statistics on teen driver fatalities and crashes.
Baker's Body Shop is proud to announce that it is now carrying CarChip Pro, a device that allows parents to monitor their teen driver's speeding and driving tendencies. CarChip Pro is a data logger that records vehicle trip and performance data to provide a detailed listing of driver performance and vehicle operation. Recorded data includes; trip start and end times, vehicle speeds, rates of acceleration and braking, and any detected OBDII trouble codes. CarChip Pro also includes logging of additional engine data parameters and detailed "accident" data for all sudden stops. It can also emit an audible alarm whenever a driver exceeds user-determined speed limits.
Teen motor vehicle crashes are preventable and proven strategies can keep young drivers safer on the road. Baker's Body Shop hopes that by installing CarChip Pro, parents will be able to better monitor their teen drivers and guide them accordingly. The CarChip Pro can be paired with many different new mobile apps to stop texting and driving to offer additional safety to a parent's young driver.
To take the next step in ensuring your teen driver's safety contact Baker's Body Shop at (765) 301-9100, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the website at http://www.bakersbodyshop.com.
*Sources: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U. S. Department of Transportation; Insurance Institute for Highway Safety; Highway Loss Data Center; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) [online]. (2009) [cited 2010 Oct 14]. Available from URL: http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/wisqars.
Baker's Body Shop - 82 N. US Hwy 231, Greencastle, IN 14635 - http://www.bakersbodyshop.com - (765) 301-9100
Baker's Body Shop works with all insurance companies and offers a full range of services. Customers can visit Baker's Body Shop for collision repair, custom painting, airbrushing, car/truck accessories, motorcycle accessories, chrome refinishing, audio/video, lift/lowering kits, remote start systems, alarm systems, keyless entry, window tinting, paintless dent repair, custom motorcycle building, spray-in bed liners, and wheels/tires. Baker's Body shop is a reseller of many popular products such as; Sinister motorcycle wheels, Bad Dad motorcycle accessories, L.E.D. Glow lighting, Kenwood, Audio Pipe, Fusion, BOSS, TView, Excalibur, MKW wheels, Scorpion bed-liners, and many more.---
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