Texting and Driving
Driving distracted–even for a moment–can lead to a catastrophe. While texting is one thing that can take your eyes off the road, it’s not the only way drivers can become…
Top 10 Distractions for New Drivers [SLIDESHOW]
In 2012, an estimated 421,000 people were injured in accidents involving a distracted driver, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  Here are some of the top distractions that…
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It’s a rite of passage. Who doesn’t remember the anticipation and the satisfaction of getting your license for the first time? But, given what we know today about accident statistics,…
The Go-Nowhere Generation: For Teens, Facebook Trumps Driving
For many teenagers of the past, turning 16 was more than just a rite of passage; it meant freedom. The thrill of holding that small, shiny piece of plastic: a…
Driver’s Education: Finding the Right School
Parents think a lot about their kids’ education. Finding good school districts and choosing a good college are just a few of the big decisions that parents help make to…
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Did you know that 40 percent of 12- to 17-year-olds have been a passenger in a car that was driven by a teen driver using a cellphone in a dangerous…
Study Finds 1 in 5 Teens Have Driven High
Just when I think I have this whole parenting thing figured out, the game changes.  With my oldest daughter preparing for middle school, I feel like I have a pretty…
Teen Driver: How the World Sees Me
Being a teen driver can have its ups and downs. Battling with your parents for use of the family car, playing chauffeur for younger brothers and sisters, and trying to…
New life-saving insights gained from formerly lifeless data
More than 70 scientific studies have shown that stronger teen driving laws can reduce teen crashes by up to 40 percent – an important and valuable finding. Saving young lives…
Father directing his teenage son as he drives
Your teen may be convinced they’re ready to take the wheel on their own. But you know it’s your responsibility to make sure they understand the importance of safe driving…