Bob Green is President of SurvivetheDrive®, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit Connecticut Corporation.
Bob Green has made driving safety presentations to over 60,000 High School students..
Bob Green is a certified instructor/trainer for the American Driver and Traffic Safety Educational
Association (ADTSEA), has been published and made presentations to the Society of
Automotive Engineers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and to the International Symposium on Automotive Technology and Automation (ISATA, Vienna, Austria). Bob was
also on a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), “Graduated Driver
Licensing” advisory committee in 1999. He is also a sixteen year, master instructor for the Skip
Barber Racing School and drives the safey/pace car for all the major events at Lime Rock Park.
In August 2007, Bob participated in the AutoWeek magazine sponsored “Teen Driving Safety
Summit” at Oakland University in Detroit.
Bob has a B.S. in Education from Central Connecticut State University and an M.S.T. – Teaching Degree from Rochester Institute of Technology
Professional Driving Enthusiast, Automotive Training and Traffic Safety Specialist, Motor Sports and Automobile Race Driving Instructor, Automotive Event Coordinator
1992 to present - Skip Barber Racing School - senior lead instructor/consultant - primarily conducting kinetic driving events and public speaking engagements; information and entertainment. High visibility in news, print media.
Curriculum/syllabus development - national automotive manufacturer dealership sales strategy training for several manufacturers, vehicle testing procedures manual, instructor and mechanic training manuals for 180 staff, customer service representative descriptive scripting, video production scripting, numerous published papers, articles, broadcast media appearances, program proposal preparation.
Instruction/training/coaching - racing and driving school events, providing classroom “chalk talks” and individualized instruction in the technology, techniques and improvement of competent behavior and performance in the driver/automobile interface. In-car coaching and demonstration driving. 18 U.S. locations (85events/yr.)
“Ride and Drive” programs - team leader, event coordinator for manufacturer-sponsored driving events for “product launch”; new car demonstrations, sales training and product comparison. Many individual events, several national tours, two international (Canada, snow and Dubai, desert). (market dependent, dozens of locations)
“Crashing is a Bummer" (1998-2002) - initiated and developed a community service program, initially sponsored by Skip Barber, later developed independent, alternate funding. Presentations to high school groups (22,000 students), hospitals, civic groups, university auditoriums, museums, teacher’s conferences an SAE Technical Conference, international auto technology conference (Austria). Video production based on that program content, 2001. Served on advisory committees, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and AAA.
B.S. - Industrial Arts Education, Central Connecticut State College, 1969
M.S.T. - School for American Craftsmen, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1972
Public School Teaching certification - Connecticut and Massachusetts
Business Management Facilitator Skills Training, Connecticut Business and Industry Assoc., 1993
Management Development Strategies Workshop - 2001
Teacher Training, CEU program - American Driver and Traffic Safety Educational Assn, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1998
Licensed Race Car Driver, Sports Car Club of America, pace car driver 50 major events
Professional Ski Instructors of America, level 1