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One In Five Teens Reports Driving Under Marijuana Influence, Study

One In Five Teens Reports Driving Under Marijuana Influence, Study

What should serve as a wake-up call to parents of teen drivers comes in the form of a new study that shows one in five teens (19 percent) reports driving while under the influence of marijuana. The most recent study of teen driving behavior and attitudes is from Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD... read more

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Ford SYNC

SYNC To Be Standard On All 2013 Ford Fusion, Flex Models

Drivers who just have to make or take that call and don’t currently use a hands-free system, and may be in the market for a new vehicle, could be persuaded to check out... read more February 9, 2012 by  0


 
Teen Driver - Ed Cunicelli, courtesy The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

New Studies Look At Teen Drivers And Passengers: The Other Form Of Distracted Driving

Talking on cell phones and texting may be the most widely-known examples of teen distracted driving, but two new studies just released warn of the dangers that multiple... read more January 27, 2012 by  0


 
Cellcontrol

Cellcontrol: A Smarter Solution For Distracted Drivers

We've seen a lot of tools meant to curb distracted driving, but they've all had their share of flaws. A new system called Cellcontrol looks better than most -- in part... read more January 26, 2012 by  5


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Distracted Driving And Teen Driver Safety: AAA’s Big Push In 2012

With all the attention distracted driving has been getting in recent months, it should come as no surprise that the AAA is prioritizing its legislative efforts this year to... read more January 18, 2012 by  0


 
Distracted driving

6 Ways To End Distracted Driving

If you've kept up with coverage of the 2012 Detroit Auto Show and the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show, you know that auto technology is undergoing some dramatic changes. True... read more January 16, 2012 by  0


 
Project Ignition

Project Ignition Teen Safety Leaders Share Their Perspective With DOT

For the student representatives from 10 Project Ignition National Leader Schools, January 9, 2012 was a day they’ll not soon forget. That’s the day they spent at... read more January 13, 2012 by  1


 
Distracted driving

Safe Driving Tips For Parents: 5 From AAA That We All Can Use

With every New Year’s Day come the inevitable resolutions that many of us never quite get around to carrying out. As parents and drivers, however, there are five areas... read more January 4, 2012 by  0


 
Distracted driving

AAA Says It's Not Too Late For 5 Safe-Driving Resolutions

We may already be three days into 2012, but the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says it's not too late for drivers to make a few New Year's resolutions. Based on research... read more January 3, 2012 by  0


 
Ray LaHood and President Barack Obama

Ray LaHood Say Hands-Free Calls Are A-Okay, Throws NTSB Under Bus

Last week, the National Transportation Safety Board announced sweeping recommendations that would prohibit drivers from using mobile phones at all -- even for hands-free... read more December 22, 2011 by  7


 
AT&T no-texting campaign on Facebook Causes

ATT Donates $2 For Every Person Who Pledges Not To Text & Drive

Want to make a charitable gift this holiday season? You could whip out your credit card and support any number of nonprofits online, but if money's a little tight why not let... read more December 21, 2011 by  0


 
Texting while driving

NTSB Wants Driver Cell Phones, Texting Banned

With all the recent emphasis on driver distraction and the dangers of hand-held cell phones and texting by drivers behind the wheel, the recommendation Tuesday by the... read more December 15, 2011 by  0


 
Car accident

Traffic Fatalities Dip To Lowest Level Since 1949

Auto sales are on the mend. Holiday shopping is booming. And now, there's a bit more good news: U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has just announced that traffic... read more December 8, 2011 by  0


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Uphill Battle To Stop Texting While Driving

While 35 states currently ban texting by all drivers while driving, more than four of five young drivers admit to reading a text message while driving. That’s according... read more December 8, 2011 by  1


 
Ford MyKey Message Center-- System Active

Ford MyKey Now To Allow Parents To Block Teen Calls/Texts

This was more or less bound to happen, given all the high-profile awareness campaigns about distracted driving and teens being the riskiest group of drivers engaging in... read more October 27, 2011 by  1


 
Ford MyKey Message Center-- System Active

Ford's MyKey To Feature Inbound Call And Text Blocking

If you’re the parent of a new driver, Ford’s MyKey lets you set up the family car to be more teen-driver friendly. MyKey lets you limit top speed, deactivate the... read more October 27, 2011 by  1


 

 
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