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27% of crashes involve cell phones—what parents can do

Posted by: DriveitHOME on May 22, 2015
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A new National Safety Council estimate released this week reveals that cell phone-related crashes have increased for the third consecutive year. Find out what can parents do to make sure teens aren’t part of this statistic.

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Memorial Day is almost here—Remember to buckle up

Posted by: DriveitHOME on May 15, 2015
Scan the Road

Memorial Day is almost here. While it means the start of summer fun, it is also a dangerous weekend on the roads. Make sure your teen is buckles up and use these tips for a safe holiday weekend.

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Adventures in Teen Driving by Kathy Bernstein Harris: A Question of Trust

Posted by: DriveitHOME on April 29, 2015
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You’ve had the distracted driving talk with your teen, but are they just talking the talk? Kathy says it comes down to trust—and an assist from a few resources—to help them walk the walk.

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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