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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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Adventures in Teen Driving by Kathy Bernstein Harris: Chicken

Posted by: DriveitHOME on January 14, 2015
Kathy & Declan

What do you do when the “Rules of the Road” doesn’t have the answer? How can you practice with your teen, even when they’re not driving? Kathy has some tips!

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Adventures in Teen Driving by Kathy Bernstein Harris: How Do You Teach a Teen to Drive?

Posted by: DriveitHOME on December 16, 2014
Kathy & Declan share a hug

How do you actually teach a teen to drive? Kathy looks back to her own teen years and finds there’s a right—and wrong—way to do it.

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Infographic: Teens and Drugged Driving

Posted by: DriveitHOME on December 12, 2014
Drugged Driving

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month – the perfect time to talk to teens about the effects of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, such as marijuana.

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Adventures in Teen Driving by Kathy Bernstein Harris: Is He Ready?

Posted by: DriveitHOME on December 3, 2014
Handing off the keys

This week, Kathy asks herself an important question that all parents should ask themselves: “Is my teen ready to drive?”

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Teen Driving Safety & Thanksgiving

Posted by: DriveitHOME on November 26, 2014
Happy Thanksgiving!

The National Safety Council estimates 418 deaths and 44,700 medically consulted injuries may occur on our nation’s roadways during the Thanksgiving holiday period. The good news? NSC also estimates 153 lives may be saved this holiday by buckling up!

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