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Adventures in Teen Driving: Good Cop, Bad Cop

Posted by: DriveitHOME on June 19, 2015
Dan and Declan

Kathy’s husband—and Chicago police officer—Dan Harris steps in this week to talk about how different coaching styles can work in tandem.

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Adventures in Teen Driving by Kathy Bernstein Harris: School’s Out

Posted by: DriveitHOME on June 4, 2015
Kathy & Declan

Kathy Bernstein Harris is the Senior Manager for Teen Driving Initiatives at the National Safety Council. Follow Kathy as she shares her experiences teaching her own son to drive, from the perspective of a teen driving expert and a mom. I’m not sure where this school year has gone. Declan wraps up finals this week. My Facebook feed […]

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GDL is critical for not only teens – but their parents

Posted by: DriveitHOME on May 29, 2015
Pam Fischer

Guest blogger Pam Fischer says that GDL isn’t just for teens. Parents need to understand—and use—this powerful tool.

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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
Handing off the keys

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
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
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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
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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