Distracted Driving Summit Teaches Teens to Drive Safely
It’s with tired feet, but a happy heart, that I am writing this post about the National Organizations for Youth Safety’s (NOYS) 2011 Distracted Driving Summit that concluded last week.…
3 Ways Parents Can Reduce Distracted Driving
Parents Can Be Distracted Drivers, Too We’ve all heard about the dangers of texting and driving, and although many of us think that teens are the most distracted drivers among…
Seven Tips for Parents of Newly-licensed Teen Drivers
Your teen just got a driver’s license and wants to celebrate by jumping in the car to go meet friends. You’re proud of the accomplishment, yet worried about them driving…
Five Myths about Teen Driving Safety
Communities, schools and public and private organizations are spreading the word about the importance of helping teenagers become smart, careful drivers. By now, most teens and their parents are aware…
Put Down the Cell Phone
Technology can be a blessing, except when it’s a distraction on the road. With everything from BlackBerrys to iPhones, it can be difficult to resist the urge to check your…
Top Ten Distractions for New Drivers
Here’s a great article for young drivers over at Edmunds.com. Not only does it talk about some of the unexpected distractions, but they also give you tips on how to…
Safe Driving During Graduation Season
Graduation time is here! June can be an exciting time of the year for many teens and their families. While graduation is an important benchmark and a stepping stone for…
Avoid Distracted Driving and Arrive Accident Free
Whether you are new to driving or an experienced driver, there are many tempting distractions on the road that are calling for your attention. Unfortunately, driving is a task that…
Texting While Driving, Even Worse Than Drunk Driving?
Car and Driver Magazine recently wrote a very interesting article about the dangers of texting while driving. Everyone knows that distracted driving is extremely dangerous and can lead to serious…
Prom Night Safety: No Drinking and Driving
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. In 2009, about 3,000 teens in the United States…