CAR CRASHES ARE THE #1 CAUSE OF DEATH FOR TEENS. FORTUNATELY, AS Parents, THERE IS SOMETHING WE CAN DO.
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Teen Driving - What Every Parent Needs to Know
The National Safety Council has long been involved in reducing the number of teen driver car crashes - by far the number one cause of death for teens. Here is what every parent needs to know.
TEEN DRIVERS: the facts
Inexperience contributes to thousands of teen car crashes each year.
2 million teens under the age of 18 are in their 1st year of driving.
40% of crashes happen at night, most before midnight
Each year drivers under 18 are involved in 900,000 crashes
16 to 19 year-old drivers are most likely to be in a fatal crash
Survivor Story: Life After Being Hit by an Impaired Driver. Global road safety activist and speaker, Jacob Smith, shares his story and struggle after being in a crash. #truestory #teensafety #roadsafety #survivor Most teens who drive distracted have this perception that they are experts. That driving while texting, using social media, or while impaired – a form of cognitive distraction – is not dangerous and that they will never experience a crash resulting in death or even serious injuries.On April 12, ... Survivor Stories: Life After Being Hit by an Impaired Driver | driveithome.org
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Does your teen driver have a date planned this #VDay? Research shows that teens should not have any passengers in the car w/ them for at least 6 months after getting a license, especially a teen passenger. Read more at http://bit.ly/2HadmVo #valentinesday #valentines #loveyou #safety #dinnerdate #teendriver #valentines2018 Valentine’s Day celebrates the love between two people, often with roses, chocolate and love notes. This special day also usually involves couples driving to romantic dinner dates. Whether we’re headed to a romantic dinner with someone special or just traveling this Valentine’s Day, we can’t... Don’t Forget About Driver Safety this Valentine’s Day | driveithome.org
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Talking with your teen driver is crucial when teaching him or her how to drive safely, but that doesn’t mean starting the conversation is always easy. Read more at http://bit.ly/2nM1Hms. Share this post for other parents that may need some help talking to their teen! #parentinghacks Talking with your teen driver is crucial when teaching him or her how to drive safely, but that doesn’t mean starting the conversation is always easy.You might worry that your teen will take your talks as harsh criticism, or that he or she will ignore the lessons altogether. But if you use the rig... How to Talk with Your Teen About Driver Safety | driveithome.org
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Our friend, Scott Felthousen , wants everyone to know and understand what a 'No Zone' is. Check out http://bit.ly/2rEXjel to learn more about sharing the road with semi-trucks! As experienced drivers, many of us have seen tractor-trailers with the message, “Stay Out of the No Zone,” wrapped around them during our travels. Still, many of us may wonder, what is the ‘No Zone’ and how can we help our teen drivers understand what a truck’s ‘No Zone’ is? Teach Your Teen Driver to Stay Out of a Truck’s ‘No Zone’ | driveithome.org
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