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Adventures in Teen Driving: The Zipper, Work Zones, and Other Observations from the Passenger’s Seat

Posted by: DriveitHOME on July 15, 2015
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Kathy’s back with more tales form the road and her observations as Declan navigates the Chicago expressways, road construction work zones and a sometimes less than courteous driving community.

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Summer fun is here, but don’t relax the rules for no reason

Posted by: DriveitHOME on July 3, 2015
July is the high point of summer, but also the most dangerous month of the year on the road.

July is the high point of summer, but also the most dangerous month of the year on the road. Summer should be fun, but don’t relax the rules for your teen driver for no reason.

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Adventures in Teen Driving: Good Cop, Bad Cop

Posted by: DriveitHOME on June 19, 2015
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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
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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
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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