In her latest blog post for The Caldwells Patch, New Jersey Teen Safe Driving Coalition Leader Pam Fischer expressed her anger and sadness over the recent string of fatal teen car crashes in the U.S. Fischer also discussed Drive it Home, the new parent education initiative from the National Safety Council.
Pam Fischer has worked in transportation at both the state and national level for more than 25 years. Before starting her own consulting firm specializing in transportation safety, outreach and education in January 2011, Pam served as director of the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety and chaired the New Jersey Teen Driver Study Commission. Prior to that, Pam spent 20 years leading the AAA New Jersey Automobile Club’s Public Affairs team, which provided public relations, marketing and legislative support to the membership organization.
Currently, Pam leads the New Jersey Teen Safe Driving Coalition (www.nsc.org/njteens-gdl4u), an initiative of The Allstate Foundation and the National Safety Council. The Coalition, through its more than 120 individual and organizational members, works to engage, educate and mobilize communities to develop and improve safe teen driving programs, practices and activities based on the proven principles of Graduated Driver Licensing.