Blogs

Aug
13
2014

Distracted Driving Awareness Month Video: Professionalisim

By DriveitHOME

An estimated 1 in 4 car crashes involve cell phone use – handheld or hands-free. While 80 percent of drivers think hands-free devices are safer, they are actually just as risky. Drivers are too distracted by the conversation to fully focus on the road. Teens need to be especially careful.

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Jul
30
2014

What is Cognitive Distraction?

By DriveitHOME

An estimated 1 in 4 car crashes involve cell phone use. There really isn’t a safe way to use a cell phone while driving, either. Even hands-free devices are risky, because drivers are too distracted by the conversation to fully focus on the road.

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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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