Recently I did a double-take as I passed my neighbor in his car. He wasn’t in the driver’s seat. He was a passenger. I was startled to see his son operating ...
It’s late, you’re tired, and all you want to do is get in the car so you can go home. But what if the driver is drunk? The answer is simple ...
It’s one of the most dreaded rites of child-rearing—teaching a teenager to drive. Many parents are riding shotgun with their teens for 40 hours or more to provide the supervised practice ...
They’re called the “100 deadliest days.” These are the days of summer when teen car crashes are at their peak. Over the past five years, more than 1,600 people were killed ...
Wayne Cohen spends a lot of time thinking about car insurance. As the father of three sons in their teens and 20s — the most expensive group of drivers to insure ...
The teens that make up the vast majority of new drivers are a generation tied to their phones. Texting, posting, snapping–their phone are a part of their life. The typical teen ...
A common rite of passage for teenagers is getting their driver’s license. Before teens get their license, they have to prepare themselves thoroughly. Here are a five tips for teens as ...
Driving in conditions that involve strong or heavy wind and rain may not seem like the most pressing safety concern for many drivers, but our safety professionals know that driving in ...
Driving is an exciting privilege for many teens. However, it is also a serious responsibility. When you are driving, your life and the lives of the passengers, are in your hands. ...
Driver’s training classes teach students how to drive, but there are plenty of lessons they may not have time to cover. Beyond learning defensive driving techniques and being sure not to ...
It’s a fact: teenage drivers account for more auto accidents than any other age group. However, by practicing safe driving techniques―such as driving defensively―you’ll increase the odds you’ll keep yourself (and ...
With motor vehicle deaths increasing substantially, the National Safety Council identified some of the top driver behaviors and beliefs that put all roadway users at risk and increase the likelihood of ...
At 16, Henry Stock doesn’t see many reasons to get a driver’s license. He can walk to stores near his home in Hollywood, Florida. Many of his friends are fellow gamers ...
Teen drivers are at a higher risk for both accidents and moving violations. It is important to teach teen drivers about the potential physical and legal damages that may occur as ...
A new study outlines dangerous driving mistakes teenagers make and how to prevent them. A lot of people instantly think about cell phones, but that’s just the beginning. Sixteen-year-old NingNing Liu ...
Learning to drive and receiving a driver’s license makes for some exciting times for young drivers. Those first moments of freedom on the road open up many new possibilities for teenagers ...
The thought of a car accident is very disturbing, but taking precautions will help you avoid them. In this section of TeenDriving.com, we go over some simple best practices for being ...
Thousands have Died in Crashes Involving Cell Phone Use Many distractions exist while driving, but cell phones are a top distraction because so many drivers use them for long periods of ...
Temperatures are dropping, and the chillier weather often brings freezing rain, ice and snow. While you may be a pro at handling icy roads, younger drivers can be caught off guard ...
Researchers at the University of Iowa reviewed in-car videos of the six seconds before 1,691 teen-driving crashes. The study found that interacting with one or more passengers was a contributing factor ...
Car crashes are all too common and very scary, but for middle school students, there’s a much scarier threat. For the first time ever, more middle schoolers are dying by suicide ...
It’s getting more dangerous for school-age children and teens to walk to school. Safe Kids Worldwide president and CEO Kate Carr joins Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero and discusses dangerous behavior ...
Here’s a sobering fact: One in four teens involved in a fatal collision tests positive for marijuana. It’s a devastating, preventable loss. Young drivers, inexperienced by definition, are already at significantly ...
Every driving licence in India stresses upon the fact that it is a privilege and not a right, to be able to get behind the wheel of a car. With that ...
October 16-22, 2016 is National Teen Driver Safety Week. It’s a time to talk to your children about avoiding dangers behind the wheel. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of ...
The Partners for Safe Teen Driving released an article talking about some of the most common myths about teen driving habits and we took a look at them. Read More
The 2016 Missouri Teen Safety Belt Survey is complete. The safety belt usage for all teenage drivers and teenage front seat passengers combined was 70.4 percent. This is a 1.4 percent ...
High schools might want to consider pressing the snooze button when it comes to starting the school day. New research suggests later school start times could be safer for teen drivers ...
The new school year brings with it a lot more inexperienced teen drivers. And that’s because this August, more teens will be turning 16 years old than any other month. And ...
When 18-year-old Ethan Linnon from Butler Township, Pennsylvania, was killed in a car crash last year, the tragedy was a wakeup call to many in his community. For others, it was ...