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Adventures in Teen Driving: Happy Mother’s Day!

Posted by: DriveitHOME on May 6, 2016
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A Mother’s Day message from Kathy to all the moms with teen drivers.

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Adventures in Teen Driving: It was just a matter of time

Posted by: DriveitHOME on April 22, 2016
Red Light Camera

In Kathy’s new post, Declan has a close call with a red light camera. Dreading your teen driver’s first ticket? Kathy has some advice on how to make it a teachable moment.

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Tips for Teen Roadside Survival, Part 5 – Winter Driving II

Posted by: DriveitHOME on February 26, 2016
Winter Car Trouble

In part 2 of 2, in his series on winter driving, guest blogger Walt Brinker shares tips for driving on snowy/icy roads, dealing with the elements and what to do if your teen’s car becomes stuck.

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Tips for Teen Roadside Survival, Part 5 – Winter Driving I

Posted by: DriveitHOME on February 23, 2016
Ice scraper

Winter isn’t quite over yet. Popular guest blogger Walt Brinker has a wealth of information about winter driving. In part 1 of 2, Walt makes sure your teen is prepared to face the elements.

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Teaching “Driving Readiness” in Young Teens

Posted by: DriveitHOME on February 19, 2016
Missy Menzes

Missy Menzes is an occupational therapist dedicated to helping school-aged kids and families dealing with “hidden disabilities” and learning differences. She is also a member of the Texas Teen Safe Driving Coalition. In her guest blog, Missy shares the principles of her therapy program, which is relevant to any parent assessing the readiness of their soon-to-be new teen driver.

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Sobering Stats: Motor Vehicle Deaths up in 2015

Posted by: DriveitHOME on February 17, 2016
Motor Vehicle Fatality Trends - NSC

Today, the National Safety Council released preliminary estimates indicating that motor vehicle deaths increased by 8 percent last year over the 2014 numbers—the largest year-over-year increase in 50 years.

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Adventures in Teen Driving: We’re in the thick of it!

Posted by: DriveitHOME on February 9, 2016
Car Crash on Snowy Roads

Winter driving can be tricky, even for parents who have been driving for a while. Kathy shares how she’s helping Declan find his footing on icy roads.

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Tips for Teen Roadside Survival, Part 4

Posted by: DriveitHOME on January 29, 2016
Plywood square under jack

At some point in their driving life, your teen may be faced with changing a flat tire. Popular guest blogger Walt Brinker returns with tips on using a jack properly and dealing with removing tight lug nuts.

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Fogging Up

Posted by: DriveitHOME on January 19, 2016
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Window fogging is a common occurrence, especially in winter weather. Sometimes it happens quickly and your teen may be left with limited visibility. Use these tips to clear things up fast.

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Mirror, Mirror

Posted by: DriveitHOME on January 4, 2016
Mirror, Mirror

On your next practice drive, use these tips to help your teen properly adjust the mirrors before your hit the road.

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