Parents are the Key is a CDC evidence-based program that has been used across the country to help increase parent teen communication about safe driving. The number #1 cause of deaths among teens in Winnebago County is car crashes. Leading experts believe parents play a key role in preventing teen car crashes and deaths. The Winnebago County Health Department has a number of resources that can be used to talk to a new driver about responsible driving. Please take a moment to talk to your teen about the rules of the road and keep the conversation going.