February 29, 2016
ENCINITAS, CA --- DMV.ORG, the nation's largest independent resource for DMV-related information and services, today announced its 2015 fourth-quarter Financial GiveBack donation of $25,000 to B.R.A.K.E.S., a 501(c)3 organization that provides free, advanced driver's education to teen drivers.
Bob Kurilko, President & Chief Operating Officer at DMV.ORG, and DMV.ORG team members presented the $25,000 check to Doug Herbert, the founder of B.R.A.K.E.S., on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at B.R.A.K.E.S.' Teen Pro-Active Driving School event in Pomona, CA. B.R.A.K.E.S. has held over 20 events in Pomona to date. This event saw almost 150 teen drivers get behind the wheel to learn hands-on, advanced defensive driving techniques on a closed course.
"We are grateful to be the recipients of the 2015 Financial Giveback allocation of $25,000. We have earmarked a portion of this money in our 2016 plan to create a training and certification for our B.R.A.K.E.S. instructors to deliver the B.R.A.K.E.S. mission and message to the teenagers and parents attending the training," said Herbert. He added,“We are excited to have the DMV.ORG Impact Team at Pomona to experience firsthand how our driver's education course affects teens and parents alike."