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10 Tips To Help Your Teen Stop Texting And Driving

10 Tips To Help Your Teen Stop Texting And Driving

Texting while driving is considered the most distracting driver behavior, increasing crash risk by 2,300 percent. Yet it is also one of the most difficult behaviors to curtail, especially among young, first-time drivers. A recent article in Minnesota Public Radio News caught our attention, so we... read more

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Teen driver

July 4 Is The Deadliest Day For Teen Drivers

In the U.S., traffic fatalities have reached record lows. Unfortunately, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says that car crashes are still the #1 killer of Americans... read more June 27, 2012 by  1


 
U.S. lawmakers to get tougher on teen drivers

Bridgestone Offers $50,000 In College Scholarships: Deadline June 22!

If you're heading off to college this fall or know someone who is, listen up: Bridgestone is running a contest to give away $50,000 in scholarships, and the deadline for... read more June 12, 2012 by  0


 
U.S. lawmakers to get tougher on teen drivers

Graduated Licenses Can Save Lives, Says IIHS

While fatal crash rates of teen drivers have plunged in recent years, a new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Highway Loss Data Institute... read more May 30, 2012 by  4


 
Teen driving instruction - AAA Driver Training Programs

What's The Best Place For Your Teen To Learn How To Drive?

With summer almost here and your teenaged son or daughter looking to complete driver’s education courses, now is a good time to select a quality driving school to help... read more May 26, 2012 by  1


 
Breakdown

7 Things To Remember When Your Car Breaks Down

America is in the midst of graduation season, which can only mean one thing: high school graduates across the country are motoring around in their very first cars, taking... read more May 18, 2012 by  2


 
AT&T texting-while-driving simulator, offered by The Peers Foundation

On Tour: AT&T Driving Simulator Helps Teens See Texting Danger

By now, most teens know that texting and handheld cellphone use while driving is dangerous. Yet they continue to do so; a Consumer Reports survey reported just last week that... read more May 17, 2012 by  2


 
Texting while driving

Eight In 10 Young Drivers Admit Texting, Driving: Survey

Young drivers believe it's dangerous to talk and to text on smartphones while they're driving, but they're doing it anyway, according to a new study from Consumer Reports... read more May 10, 2012 by  0


 
Teens in car - AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

Teen Drivers More At Risk With Other Teens In The Car

Already a high-risk population, teen drivers face even greater risks when they have other young passengers in the car with them, according to a new study from the AAA... read more May 8, 2012 by  0


 
DOT's Distracted Driving Design Challenge

Students, Get Creative: Design An Icon Against Distracted Driving

If you are a student between the ages of 13 and 18, an avid follower of social networks, and feel you have a flair for design, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)... read more April 17, 2012 by  1


 
Ford Driving Skills For Life

Ford’s Driving Skills For Life Trains Teens To Become Safer Drivers

With high school proms and graduation coming up, parents are likely to relax the rules and give their teens more latitude and driving privileges. Yet the fact is that a... read more April 10, 2012 by  0


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

Head Injuries The Most Common In Teen Vehicle Crashes, Report

Sadly, every parent’s worst nightmare becomes a reality in far too many instances involving teen vehicle crashes. In addition to the fatalities that claim so many young... read more March 30, 2012 by  0


 
Texting in traffic (by Flickr user Mo Riza)

Study Finds Young Adults Would Rather Surf (The Web)Than Drive

Given the proliferation of smartphones, tablets and other forms of connected devices, the results of a new study that today’s young adults just aren’t that... read more March 30, 2012 by  0


 
OnStar Family Link

OnStar’s Family Link Lets You Keep Track Of Your Car As Well As Your Kids…

As parents, we all want to know where our children are, especially if they’re driving, right? Following an obviously successful test period, OnStar is rolling out its... read more March 28, 2012 by  0


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Top Teen Driver Distraction? Electronic Devices, Says AAA Study

Parents of newly-licensed teens, take note. In the first study using in-car video footage to focus specifically on teen distracted driving, the AAA Foundation for Traffic... read more March 27, 2012 by  0


 
Marijuana

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... read more February 22, 2012 by  0


 

 
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