Blogs

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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May
7
2014

5 car sounds your teen shouldn’t ignore

By DriveitHOME

By: JT Ripton, guest blogger

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May
1
2014

Teaching your teen to drive: Braking

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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Apr
24
2014

Understanding distracted driving

By DriveitHOME

Don’t quite understand cell phone distracted driving? In these videos, David Teater, senior director of transportation initiatives at the National Safety Council, sits down to explain why cell phones are a distraction, the myth behind multitasking, why conversations with passengers are different and what happens when tragedy hits home.

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Apr
18
2014

What Hispanic parents think about teen car crashes

By DriveitHOME

Hispanic teens currently make up 20 percent of the American teenage population – a number which is expected to continue growing. The Allstate Foundation conducted a survey to help us understand the needs of Hispanic parents who are teaching their teens to drive. Results showed 23 percent of Hispanic parents are not very familiar with the teen driving laws in their state, but they’d like to learn more.

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Apr
17
2014

Multitasking: Fact or Fiction?

By DriveitHOME

Do you still think you can talk on a cell phone – handheld or hands-free – and drive safely at the same time? This year’s National Safety Council video contest winner shows you why multitasking is one big lie.

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Apr
10
2014

What’s your opinion, parents?

By DriveitHOME

Every week, we tell you what we think – and know – about teen driving. Now we want to hear from you. After all, parents are actually sitting in the passenger’s seat trying to calm their nerves.

So what do you think?

Here are a few things we’re curious to know that only parents with teen drivers can tell us:

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Apr
2
2014

Hands-free is not risk-free

By DriveitHOME

Thousands die needlessly each year because of unnecessary cell phone use behind the wheel. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – the perfect time to talk to your teens about the dangers of handheld and hands-free cell phone use while driving.

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