Traffic fatalities are one of the most pressing issues facing the United States today with the U.S. having the "highest one-year percentage increase in traffic deaths in half a century" with 38,300 individual deaths, over 6 million police-reported crashes, and an estimated 2.44 million injuries in 2014 according to the National Safety Council (NSC). More alarming to our founders, however, was the fact that the 15-19 years old demographic continues to remain the most affected group with 3,477 reported deaths in 2016 alone.
While a number of factors to explain this increase in the death toll, alcohol consumption, speeding, and distracted driving remain the three major causes of fatalities on the road, "contributing to 30.8, 30, and 26 percent of motor-vehicle deaths respectively."
With that information, Donte, Louis and Malick decided to create a platform that marries safe driving with educational funding by incentivizing attentive and responsible driving. Enter DriveVoya.