ddistracted driving passengers
Remember when you were in high school, cruising on a summer night with your friends in tow? With summer just around the corner, your teen is likely looking forward to…
choosing your new car
In the market for a family vehicle? Whether it’s a sport-utility vehicle big enough to seat six on a summer road trip or a small electric car perfect for zipping…
Texting and Driving
Distracted driving: It’s a topic you hear about often, from government officials urging motorists to avoid distractions, to legislation making certain distracted driving behaviors illegal. Hundreds of thousands of people are injured each…
Safe Driving Tips for Chicago Teens
The freedom of the open road—teens can’t wait for it, but most of the time, parents can. With our traffic and crazy weather, Chicago streets can be dangerous for an…
Choosing a Safe Car for Your Teen
One of my offspring recently graduated from college, and the other is still in school: I’ve conducted a LOT of research into teen driving safety in the past decade. The Centers…
Driving to Denver
Learning to drive is a rite of passage teens look forward to—the freedom of the open road, the chance to make their own choices, and the control of thousands of…
Safe Driving Resources for Phoenix Teens
In Phoenix, safe driving ranks right along with the national average.  In the 2013 Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report, Phoenix landed 71 on the list of 200 large cities. According…
Safe Driving Resources for Las Vegas Teens
Las Vegas prides itself on providing all sorts of fun and entertainment—from casinos to shows to nightlife. But part of enjoying all that Vegas has to offer involves staying safe—and that…
1973 mustang
Everyone remembers his or her first car. It’s practically a rite of passage for American teenagers, whether your parents have decided to trust you with the old family minivan, or…
Automatic Memories: You never forget your first car
Editor’s Note: Joe Schneider, 37, is the agency principal at the Joe Schneider Agency. Here, he recounts the story of his first car.  My dad bought my first car –…