Blogs

Jul
24
2014

What are the best cars for teens?

By DriveitHOME

The best cars for teens are old, slow, big and ugly, right? Many parents think so. Yet, the teens who die in crashes were, more often than not, driving an old vehicle.

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Jul
15
2014

Why teens shouldn’t wait to get a license

By DriveitHOME

Written by: Laura Saldivar

A few weeks ago, my friend purchased her first car at the age of 20. Although this was a big milestone, it was a concern for many.

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Jul
7
2014

4 Mistakes Teens Make When Their Car Acts Up

By DriveitHOME

By: Chaleigh Glass

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Jun
25
2014

Why Teens Still Aren’t Wearing Seat Belts

By DriveitHOME

We’ve known for quite some time that teens wear seat belts less frequently than drivers of other age groups. It’s disturbing for many reasons. Unlike many adults, teens have grown up with mandatory seat belt laws. National seat belt usage rates are nearly 90 percent. And unlike many adults, teens have always ridden in cars with a seat belt for every single passenger. We know the best way to protect ourselves in a vehicle is to buckle up.

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Jun
19
2014

How to avoid colliding with animals

By DriveitHOME

One of the most important skills for your teen driver to master is how to properly scan the roads for hazards. Failing to identify hazards is one of the leading factors in teen driver crashes and one reason teens’ crash risk is three times that of more experienced drivers.

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Jun
11
2014

Navigating the Highway: Merging and Re-entering Traffic

By DriveitHOME

Before beginning these lessons, review how to judge the gap when making turns.

Judging the Gap (Part 2)

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Jun
5
2014

Teaching Teens to Drive: Wake Up and Pay Attention!

By DriveitHOME

Today we’re featuring lessons on how to know when you shouldn’t be driving, and how to avoid aggressive drivers.

Personal Driving Condition

Teens need to learn to recognize when it is not safe to drive. This week as you drive with your teen, try to spot drivers who should not be behind the wheel.

Talk to your teen about some of the reasons not to drive:

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May
29
2014

Safer summer roads: Share with workers and cyclists

By DriveitHOME

Today we’re featuring lessons on how to handle road construction and motorcyclists – both common during the summer months.

Work Zones

Road construction is a necessary nuisance. How else can our roads be maintained or potholes be repaired?

A work zone presents unique dangers. Following the rules associated with work zones is the first big step toward being safe.

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May
21
2014

The 100 deadliest days for teens on the roads

By DriveitHOME

Summer roads aren’t as carefree as they may seem. From Memorial Day to Labor Day in 2012, nearly 1,000 people were killed in crashes involving teen drivers. More than 550 of those killed were teens.

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May
14
2014

Teaching your teen to drive: Weathering the storm

By DriveitHOME

Are you teaching your teen to drive but not quite sure where to begin? DriveitHOME can help! We’ve developed practice tips and lessons for each week of the year so your teen’s learning process can be as smooth as possible.

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