Blogs

Jul
3
2013

Tips to stay safe this Fourth of July

By DriveitHOME

This week, thousands of teens and adults will flock to beaches, picnics, barbecues and other social events to celebrate the Fourth of July. However, the beloved holiday isn’t so carefree. Between 6 p.m. July 3 and 11:59 p.m. July 7, the National Safety Council estimates there will be 540 traffic fatalities and another 54,800 medically-consulted injuries due to car crashes.

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Jun
27
2013

Video: Texting Girl

By DriveitHOME

This teenage girl is an avid texter – so much so that she’s texting through her photo shoot at the DMV. Teens are good at many things, but driving generally isn’t one of them. Watch the video from driveithome.org.

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Jun
25
2013

Video: Cat girl

By DriveitHOME

Teens are good at many things. Driving doesn’t tend to be one of them. In this entertaining video from Drive it Home, one teenage girl shares her expertise with the photographer at the DMV.

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Jun
20
2013

Keeps teens safe on the roads and out of the emergency room

By DriveitHOME

In this video from driveithome.org, a pediatric emergency medicine specialist tells parents how to keep their teen drivers safe and out of her emergency room.

To view more informative and insightful videos, visit driveithome.org/multimedia.

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Jun
17
2013

Be the key and drive phone free

By DriveitHOME

On Thursday, June 20, with the summer season in full swing, please join NSC and Be Smart. Be Well.® for Safe Teen Driving Day on Facebook to hear from teens and leading experts from the Centers for Disease Control and the National Safety Council about safe teen driving.

Learn how you can be the key to getting teens to drive phone free, and staying safe on the roads this summer.

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Jun
14
2013

They’re here: the 100 deadliest days for teen drivers

By DriveitHOME

For many teens, the arrival of summer means the end of high school and the beginning of a new chapter of life. Teens use their spare time to socialize with friends, and safety often is one of the last things on their minds.

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Jun
14
2013

Father’s Day without a celebration

By DriveitHOME

On Sunday, June 16, millions of children will participate in family festivities to honor their fathers. The day will be filled with love and laughter, and memories will be made by many.

Sadly, some fathers won’t get to have that experience. For these fathers, the day will be spent reflecting on the past, on favorite memories that warm their hearts. For these dads, Father’s Day will never be the same.

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Jun
6
2013

Guest post: Instilling safe driving habits

By DriveitHOME

By: Charlene Sligting, National Safety Council

Charlene Sligting is the Victim Advocate for the National Safety Council. Charlene manages the HEARTS Network, which provides a national platform for victims of teen driving crashes who want to share their stories to help reduce crashes and keep teens safe behind the wheel. HEARTS, which stands for Honoring Everyone Affected, Rallying The Survivors, is managed by the National Safety Council and initiated in part by The Allstate Foundation.

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May
31
2013

Video: Tim’s story from driveithome.org

By DriveitHOME

Crashes involving teen drivers often leave lasting scars.

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