To prevent injuries and save lives by training and educating teenage drivers and their parents about safe and responsible driving.
On January 26, 2008, Doug Herbert's two son's, Jon 17, and James, 12, lost their lives in a tragic automobile accident that took place near their home in Cornelius, N.C. Herbert wanted to help prevent other parents from experiencing the same tragedy he had endured so he decided to found a non-profit organization and they chose B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe). The Charity hosts a free 4 hour defensive driving school for teen drivers age 15-19 years old.
To date, we have trained over 30,000 students, hosted schools in 24 states, teens have come from 43 different states and 5 different countries.
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Donate your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, or boat to our nonprofit organization by simply completing the form below and we'll reach out to you to arrange the pick-up of your vehicle donation, at no cost to you. You may qualify for a tax deduction while supporting a cause that is near and dear to your heart!
Vehicle donation pick-up is always free to you and most vehicles can be picked up within 24-72 hours. You'll receive an initial car donation receipt upon pick-up and then our team will work to turn your car into cash to support our cause. Once your vehicle is sold, we will provide you proper tax forms in time to file. Our friendly Customer Service Representatives are here 7 days a week to assist throughout the process.
For more information about our nonprofit organization, please explore our website. Thank you for your support!
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