Blogs

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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Mar
27
2014

How do you want your teen to drive?

By DriveitHOME

Making mistakes behind the wheel can have serious consequences. Unfortunately, new drivers are going to make mistakes. It’s so common among teen drivers that about half of all teens will get into a crash before graduating from high school. Teens are inexperienced drivers, after all.

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Mar
20
2014

Teaching your teen to parallel park

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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Mar
13
2014

Watch your speed! Don’t rush.

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. The lessons are a simple click away and, just like that, you’re on track to teaching your teen to drive – the right way.

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