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Adventures in Teen Driving by Kathy Bernstein Harris: Do as I Say! Because I Said So!

Posted by: DriveitHOME on April 9, 2015
Kathy & Declan

Kathy Bernstein Harris says breaking your own bad distracted habits now can help prevent your teen from developing them in the first place.

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Don’t Be an April Fool

Posted by: DriveitHOME on April 1, 2015
#CallsKill

Don’t be an April Fool. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Take this opportunity to be a role model for your teen.

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“Now She Can Drive Her Sister”

Posted by: DriveitHOME on March 18, 2015
Timothy S. Hollister

Tim Hollister, (“From Reid’s Dad” and “Not So Fast: Parenting Your Teen Through Dangers of Driving”) talks about the dangers of peer passengers.

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Impaired Driving: Prescription Drugs

Posted by: DriveitHOME on March 14, 2015
teen counting pills

In our latest post about impairments, we tackle another issue parents may not be as familiar with: driving under the influence of prescription drugs.

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Asleep at the Wheel

Posted by: DriveitHOME on March 5, 2015
Asleep at the wheel

A couple weeks ago, we talked about driving under the influence of emotions, a seldom-discussed form of impaired driving. This week, we’ll talk a little bit about another form of impairment that tends to fly under the radar: driving while drowsy.

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Adventures in Teen Driving by Kathy Bernstein Harris: Snow Daze

Posted by: DriveitHOME on February 26, 2015
Snow piled car

Do you live in part of the country that get’s heavy snow? As a native Chicagoan, Kathy can sympathize, and she has some tips for teaching your teen driver when it piles up.

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Mixed Emotions

Posted by: DriveitHOME on February 19, 2015
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It’s a form of impairment that isn’t talked about very often, but driving under the influence of emotions can cause impairment, too, and teen drivers need to be especially cautious.

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Adventures in Teen Driving by Kathy Bernstein Harris: Nick Got His License

Posted by: DriveitHOME on February 12, 2015
Declan Driving

Your teen’s friends are getting their driver’s license and your kid really wants to ride with them. Sounds harmless right? Kathy has some advice on why it’s a good idea to wait.

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Teaching teens to drive with stronger GDL

Posted by: DriveitHOME on February 9, 2015
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When we started learning how to help keep our teen drivers safe, we appreciated that we weren’t the only ones trying. Thankfully, states are helping too, with limits on young passengers and nighttime driving and supervised driving requirements – all key elements of Graduated Driver Licensing. Now, we know the laws are only minimum guidelines and […]

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Adventures in Teen Driving by Kathy Bernstein Harris: Practice—Who Needs Practice?

Posted by: DriveitHOME on January 28, 2015
Handing off the keys

So your teen isn’t as eager to get behind the wheel as you thought…Kathy has some tips you can use to motivate then when practice time comes around.

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