Apr 18

What Hispanic parents think about teen car crashes

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Hispanic teens currently make up 20 percent of the American teenage population – a number which is expected to continue growing. The Allstate Foundation conducted a survey to help us understand the needs of Hispanic parents who are teaching their teens to drive. Results showed 23 percent of Hispanic parents are not very familiar with …

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Apr 17

Multitasking: Fact or Fiction?

Do you still think you can talk on a cell phone – handheld or hands-free – and drive safely at the same time? This year’s National Safety Council video contest winner shows you why multitasking is one big lie.  

Apr 10

What’s your opinion, parents?

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Every week, we tell you what we think – and know – about teen driving. Now we want to hear from you. After all, parents are actually sitting in the passenger’s seat trying to calm their nerves. So what do you think? Here are a few things we’re curious to know that only parents with …

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Apr 02

Hands-free is not risk-free

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Thousands die needlessly each year because of unnecessary cell phone use behind the wheel. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – the perfect time to talk to your teens about the dangers of handheld and hands-free cell phone use while driving. This infographic helps explain why hands-free is not risk-free. Share this with your teen …

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Mar 27

How do you want your teen to drive?

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Making mistakes behind the wheel can have serious consequences. Unfortunately, new drivers are going to make mistakes. It’s so common among teen drivers that about half of all teens will get into a crash before graduating from high school. Teens are inexperienced drivers, after all. Many teen car crashes are minor, but some are tragically …

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Mar 20

Teaching your teen to parallel park

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Are you teaching your teen to drive but not quite sure where to begin? DriveitHOME can help! We’ve developed practice tips and lessons for each week of the year so your teen’s learning process can be as smooth as possible. The lessons are a simple click away and, just like that, you’re on track to …

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Mar 13

Watch your speed! Don’t rush.

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Are you teaching your teen to drive but not quite sure where to begin? DriveitHOME can help! We’ve developed practice tips and lessons for each week of the year so your teen’s learning process can be as smooth as possible. The lessons are a simple click away and, just like that, you’re on track to …

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Mar 05

How laws help keep teen drivers safe

No state has laws strong enough to protect teens from the most significant risks they face on the roads. That’s why it’s so important for parents who are teaching teens to drive to set household rules that go beyond state laws – particularly when it comes to driving curfews, carrying young passengers and using cell …

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Feb 27

Why I wasn’t always a safe teen driver

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By: Wesley Sapp As a teenager, I know that driving is dangerous. I have heard countless stories and statistics from my parents, TV, my school, and even that lady at the DMV who gave me a lecture before handing me my license. When I got my license, the DMV gave me a packet of information …

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Feb 19

Teaching your teen to drive: Judging gaps in traffic

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  Are you teaching your teen to drive but not quite sure where to begin? DriveitHOME can help! We’ve developed practice tips and lessons for each week of the year so your teen’s learning process can be as smooth as possible. The lessons are a simple click away and, just like that, you’re on track …

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