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Ford Driving Skills for Life Gathers Pace in Europe

May-08-2015 3:30 AM ET

​The 2015 Ford Driving Skills for Life tour has made its second stop of the year at one of the world’s largest student gatherings in La Rochelle, France. 

Ford Driving Skills for Life 2015 Blasts off in Belgium

Apr-24-2015 3:10 AM ET

​Ford Lommel Proving Ground hosted the opening event of the 2015 Ford Driving Skills for Life programme at the weekend.

Ford Invests €2.6 Million to Train a Further 5,000 Young Drivers in 2015 through Ford Driving Skills for Life

Mar-12-2015 6:10 AM ET

​Ford has announced it will invest another €2.6 million in 2015 to provide free driver training to 5,000 more 18-24 year olds from across Europe.

Ford Driving Skills for Life Training Delivered to 6,100 Young Europeans, Highlights Risks of Distraction and Drink Driving

Dec-22-2014 4:00 AM ET

COLOGNE, Germany – Ford has received an overwhelmingly positive response from the more than 6,100 18 to 24-year-olds across Europe who have received hands-on driver training as part of the award-winning Ford Driving Skills for Life programme.

DSFL Makes Belgian Debut at LPG

Aug-29-2014 1:00 AM ET

​LOMMEL, Belgium – Lommel Proving Ground has made history by hosting the first ever Ford Driving Skills for Life training programme to take place on Belgium soil.

Ford Driving Skills for Life Tackles New Trend - Driving Selfies

Apr-22-2014 10:10 AM ET

​DEAR​BORN –​ Ford Driving Skills for Life, the free, advanced driving skills program for novice drivers, is launching its second decade in 2014 with an expanded reach and mission as it continues to address dangerous trends and challenges faced by teens and other new drivers.​

Ford Driving Skills for Life Advanced Driving Skills Program Begins Second Decade with New Content, Technology

Mar-20-2014 8:25 AM ET

​DEARBORN - Ford Driving Skills for Life (DSFL), the free, advanced driving skills program for novice drivers, is launching its second decade in 2014 with an expanded reach and mission as it continues to address dangerous trends and challenges faced by teens and other new drivers.

DSFL Offers Driving Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

Oct-18-2013 6:00 AM ET

​DEARBORN - Due to the increased risk of fatality associated with teen drivers, in 2007 the federal government named the third week in October National Teen Driver Safety Week and began using this time each year to educate parents and teen drivers on how to improve safety on the road.  While the Ford Driving Skills for Life program, established in 2003, uses hands on training to improve teen driving safety all year round, the group released the following list of safe driving tips to support the national week of awareness building.

Ford Driving Skills for Life Wins Italian Education Award; Free Young Driver Training Sessions Start in Europe

Oct-14-2013 3:25 AM ET

COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company has been presented with a prestigious award in Italy in recognition of its contribution to education and social responsibility through Ford Driving Skills for Life, the company’s free training program for young drivers.

Changan Ford Launches 2013 Driving Skills for Life Program

Jul-25-2013 2:25 AM ET

​XI'AN, China - Changan Ford Automobile (CFA), Ford's joint venture in China, is strengthening its efforts to promote safe driving among Chinese motorists.

New Survey of Teens and Parents Reveals Driving Habits, Differing Perceptions

Jun-11-2013 12:00 PM ET

​DEARBORN – As summer begins, what can be the most fun season of the year for teens can also be the riskiest. A new survey conducted by Penn Schoen Berland and commissioned by Ford reveals new insights about teen driving habits and perceptions. The survey polled teen drivers and parents, and reveals some surprising results.

India’s Masters of the Sky Put their Driving Skills to the Test

May-29-2013 12:30 AM ET

CHENNAI, India —Braving the scorching heat of May, 500 cadets from the Indian Air Force station at Avadi turned up to participate in the Ford Driving Skills for Life training programme last week, resulting in one of the largest and most successful DSFL sessions this year.

Teen Driving Deaths on the Rise; Parents Can Help Reverse Trend

Mar-19-2013 6:50 AM ET

​DEARBORN – Traffic fatalities are the leading cause of death for American teens. In recent weeks, a number of crashes involving teen drivers have led to more than a dozen teenagers tragically losing their lives. And a recent report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) shows that teen driver fatalities are on the rise among 16-17-year-old drivers.

Tens of Thousands More New Drivers to Learn Safe Driving Skills in 2013, the 10th year of Ford Driving Skills for Life

Feb-28-2013 6:00 AM ET

​DEARBORN – For the 10th year new drivers around the world will get an opportunity to improve their skills through the Ford Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) program. Traffic fatalities are the leading killer of American teens, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with about 2,700 drivers ages 16-19 killed annually on American roads.

DSFL: Ford India Trains over 3000 Drivers This Year

Jan-02-2013 3:55 AM ET

CHENNAI, India — Despite India being a signatory to UN's 'Decade of Action' programme to reduce road deaths by 50% during this decade, road fatalities in India increased from 1.32 lakh in 2010 to 1.43 lakh in 2011, as per statistics from World Health Organization (WHO).

Canadian Students in Coquitlam Gain Hands-On Driving Experience with Professional Drivers

Nov-06-2012 7:30 AM ET

​VANCOUVER - While traveling south from Alaska, Ford Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) made one Canadian stop in the Vancouver area, teaching newly licensed teens the necessary skills for safe driving beyond what they learn in standard driver education programs. This pilot program – aimed at combating the driver inexperience that leads to traffic crashes, which is the number one killer of teens - also includes web-based training and educational materials.

Auto Clubs of Competitor Brands Turn to Ford for Driver Safety Training

Oct-22-2012 4:55 AM ET

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Well into its fifth year in Indonesia, Ford’s Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) continues to gain traction with a wide and diverse group of participants.