Car crashes are the #1 cause of death among teenagers and DCH Auto Group's dealerships are working to change that.
DCH Auto Group dealerships are committed
to protecting young drivers stay safe. At DCH Tustin Acura we are committed to work together with students to build a long term, teen-focused, safer community outreach program. Encouraging teens driving and riding as passengers, to make good decisions in and out of cars. This includes not driving distracted, driving recklessly,
or driving under the influence, to name a few. DCH Auto Group believes
in doing more than selling new and pre-owned cars, and at DCH Tustin Acura we've made this program a priority.
goal of the program is to raise awareness through
education, action, and advocacy. Individual programs such as those sponsored by DCH Tustin Acura are designed to raise awareness in our community. Our
goal is to educate teens about smart decisions and safe driving and
provide parents with the tools they need to set the standards with their
The cornerstone of our program is our affiliation with Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD).
DCH Auto Group is the exclusive automotive dealer sponsor of SADD in
New Jersey, southern New York, Fairfield, Connecticut, and southern
California, and has agreed to help launch SADD chapters in local area
schools. Our goal is to help these schools develop successful,
sustainable chapters, and to raise awareness about important behavioral
decisions when behind the wheel of a car. Through this agreement, DCH
Auto Group provides both financial support and support from its
Schools can always opt to establish a SADD chapter
without formal corporate help or sponsorship. SADD simply requires that
the school register their chapter with the SADD national office.
Registration provides access to the SADD network but the chapter's
progress is self-guided. Our program is different because the goal is
to give schools the tools necessary to establish successful and
Through our involvements with organizations such as SADD, National Foundation for Teen Safe Driving, National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS), and the National Safety Council on Teen Driving, DCH employees work with students to raise awareness among their peers
about the need to make smart decisions. In working with these
organizations, we focus on distracted driving, the importance of the
graduated driver license, and the significance of parents playing an
active part in their child's driver education. DCH Tustin Acura
sponsors events, activities and opportunities for learning with the
ultimate goal of reducing crash related tragedies.