Blogs

Jul
11
2013

Best cars for teens are ‘big, slow and ugly’

By DriveitHOME

What are the best cars for teens? In this article published in USA Today, NSC Vice President of Strategic Initiatives John Ulczycki provides insight into what kind of wheels new drivers should have:

When John Ulczycki’s six children got their driver’s licenses in the 2000s, they drove their grandmother’s boring Buick or some car nearly as embarrassing.

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Jul
9
2013

Video: Parents are the best driving coaches

By DriveitHOME

The best way to start teach your teen good driving habits is to display them yourself. In this video from DriveitHOME.org, a few parents share their tips and explain the importance of modeling safe driving behaviors.

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Jul
5
2013

Guest post: What’s driving the drop in teen licensure

By DriveitHOME

For years, it seemed most teens ran to the DMV the day they became eligible to receive a driver’s license, craving that sense of freedom and responsibility. But recent trends show the once-coveted driver’s license may have lost some of its appeal.

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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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