Posts Tagged ‘teen driving’

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Summer months bring a higher death rate for teen drivers. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the summer months of June, July, and August consistently have higher teenage crash deaths than any other month. Distracted driving doesn’t discriminate — no one is immune to being hit by a person that is texting […]

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Memorial Weekend, proms, graduations, and summer approaching – all times when more youth will be behind the wheel. Sure, our teens know they shouldn’t text and drive – and we have preached forever about drinking and driving – but are they listening? Most teenagers still believe accidents won’t happen to them – they are immune […]

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A recent study conducted by AAA finds that adults are more likely to text and drive than teenage drivers. Is this because adults feel more confident behind the wheel with their years of experience of driving?  Or another possible reason, according to the study is adults have jobs that require them to take a call […]

posted by on Parenting Teens, Parenting tips, Teen driving

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When you’re driving, you’re in control of a great deal of metal that has potential to cause a great deal of damage. A lot of teens don’t realize just how dangerous a vehicle can be if not properly operated. It doesn’t take but a split second to lose control and your attention needs to be […]

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As our teens grow older and learn to drive, we find ourselves constantly fretting. We worry that “they’re too young to drive,” or, “can they make their own decisions? How can I trust the other drivers on the road?” These are all legitimate worries that will lessen as we realize our kids really are capable […]

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Summer is coming and it starts with Memorial weekend. AT&T, which has already reached millions of people through its  “It Can Wait” campaign, announced recently that Verizon Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile and 200+ organizations are joining the movement to end texting while driving, a habit involved in more than 100,000 car accidents a year (National Safety […]

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Brought To You By: CarInsurance.org Did you know, that almost 60% of drivers use their phones on the road? The numbers from our piece today could not be clearer on the consequences of using your smartphone while driving: You are 23 times more likely to get into an accident while texting. 18% of distraction-related crashes […]