Make it Home Safely


Everyone wants prom night to be memorable. It’s a rite of passage—a celebration of the end of high school and the beginning of adulthood. Unfortunately, one decision can make this special night memorable in all the wrong ways.

AAA PROMise is a program offered by AAA – The Auto Club Group – to keep teens and others safe on the roadway during prom and graduation season by raising awareness of the dangers of distracted-, alcohol- and/or marijuana-impaired driving.

AAA PROMise asks teens to make the responsible decision never to get behind the wheel impaired and to make sure their friends do the same. Parents should reinforce with their teen that nothing is more important than their teens safety. If a teen needs help getting home and reaches out to their parents, AAA will be there to tow the family vehicle home, free of charge, AAA Member or not.

By making the AAA PROMise, teens commit to making the right decision when it comes to the use of substances – alcohol, marijuana and other drugs – and driving, as well as distracted driving.

AAA PROMise

 
  • I promise not to drive impaired or distracted. 
  • I promise not to let my friends drive impaired or distracted. 
  • I promise my parents I will get home safely or call them for help.

Did You Know?

  • 30% of high school teens report it’s likely they or their friends will be under the influence of drugs or alcohol sometime during prom or graduation season.
  • 82% of teens believe their peers are likely to drive impaired instead of calling a parent or guardian for help because they are afraid of getting in trouble.
  • 31% of teens know other teens who have been arrested for impaired driving.
  • 21% of teens have ridden in a car with an impaired driver.
  • 26% of teens have called a parent at least once to pick them up because either they or another driver was impaired.
  • 79% of teens would support a program that offers free tows home to avoid the risk of anyone driving impaired, even when it means admitting to their parents or guardians that they’ve been drinking and/or using drugs.

The 2022 AAA Teen Survey was conducted online among teens ages 16 - 19 living in The Auto Club Group territory from January 13, 2022 – January 18, 2022. A total of 1,000 teens completed the survey. Results have a margin of error of ± 3.1 percentage points. Total survey responses are weighted by gender and state teen population to ensure reliable and accurate representation of teens in The Auto Club Group territory.