Teens watch parents using their phones while driving and emulate that behavior The statistics on teens texting and driving aren’t good — four in ten admit to it — and that ...
When your teen gets a driver’s license, it’s important to set some rules of the road beyond the relevant driving laws. By clearly defining your expectations before you hand over the ...
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 ...
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 ...
A driver’s license is a much-anticipated landmark for teenagers yearning for freedom. But, with freedom comes responsibility, and the parents of newly minted teen drivers may need to take on their ...
Remember when you were a teen and couldn’t wait to get your driver’s license? All you could think about was getting behind the wheel, cranking up the radio, picking up friends ...
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 ...
Drunken driving contributes to more than one in four motor vehicle fatalities for children, teens and young adults — and nearly half of these deaths happen at night or on weekends, ...
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 ...
Giving your kids the keys to a car is one of the scariest moments of parenthood. “Will they make safe choices?” is always a parents’ haunting concern. I was involved in ...
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 ...
Through multiple advocacy and policy efforts, the number of U.S. teenagers dying in traffic crashes has declined significantly over the past 40 years (see figure). However, traffic crashes remain the leading ...
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 ...
Does the thought of your child behind the wheel of a potentially lethal weapon produce chills up your spine? In my case, it brings tears to my eyes! If your child ...
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 ...
For new teen drivers, AAA has found the key to driving success is parental involvement. And with teen driver safety week coming up next week, driving experts say it’s a good ...
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 ...
‘Teens’ is a decisive period of your child’s life. They will have to face several crucial stages while moving towards adolescence. Consciously or unconsciously, they might feel they don’t need you, ...
“So, how was your day? Anything exciting happen?” asked the mother as she picked up her daughter from school. Her teenage daughter grunted as she got into the car, “Just the ...
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 ...