• 07-MAY-2015

Kia Motors America and B.R.A.K.E.S. Host Free Hands-on Defensive Driving Education in San Francisco May 16-17

San Francisco's streets are about to get safer. Kia Motors America (KMA) and the B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe) Teen Pro-Active Driving School will bring the 501(c)(3) charity's free advanced driver training to the Bay Area May 16-17. Registration for the lifesaving instruction at the former Alameda Point Naval Base in Alameda, California, is open now at PutOnTheBrakes.org/Schedule.

Nearly 150 teens in the San Francisco area will receive hands-on defensive driving education from highly skilled professional instructors, joining the more than 15,000 teens nationwide that have graduated from B.R.A.K.E.S.' intensive half-day training course. Instruction includes a distracted driving exercise, emergency braking using the anti-lock braking system (ABS), evasive maneuvering and skid-control practice. Kia is the Official Vehicle and presenting sponsor of the B.R.A.K.E.S. Teen Pro-Active Driving School and provides a fleet of 32 new vehicles for the students and parents to drive during the training.