GDL

Aug
13
2013

Not So Fast: Parenting Your Teen Through the Dangers of Driving

By DriveitHOME

Parents often aren’t sure where to begin when it comes to preparing teens to drive. The prospect of allowing teens behind the wheel often is terrifying, and parents need some coaching to understand how to ease those fears. Not So Fast can help parents with new teen drivers navigate the most dangerous time of their teens’ lives while staying calm and comfortable throughout the learning process.

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Aug
6
2013

A teen’s perspective: Respect your parents

By DriveitHOME

Written by: Laura Saldivar

Learning to drive is a stepping stone into the adult world for most teens. The learning process can be stressful, but it can be much easier with the help of a parent. Most teens cringe thinking their parents could be right, much less thinking mom and dad have good advice. However, parents are simply looking out for their teens’ best interests.

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Jul
16
2013

A teen’s perspective: Why GDL is important

By DriveitHOME

Written by: Laura Saldivar

I have been out of the Graduated Driver Licensing program for over a year and going through it really opened my eyes. I am thankful to live in a state that cares about teen drivers and offers a step-by-step learning process. GDL taught me valuable life skills, influenced many choices and is saving lives on the U.S. roadways.

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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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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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May
21
2013

There’s still time! Nominate a teen driving safety leader today!

By DriveitHOME

Do you know an individual or organization dedicated to teen driver safety? Nominate them for our prestigious 2013 Teen Safe Driving Leadership Award!

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May
7
2013

Nominate today for our Teen Driving Safety Leadership Award!

By DriveitHOME

Do you know an individual or organization dedicated to teen driver safety? Nominate them for our prestigious 2013 Teen Safe Driving Leadership Award!

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Apr
15
2013

Lifesavers Conference – What’s new for Graduated Driver Licensing?

By DriveitHOME

Three new national studies indicate there is an increase in fatal crashes involving 18-year-old drivers. In the wake of this trend, a few questions arise:

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Mar
26
2013

GDL Made Simple – California (video)

By DriveitHOME

Graduated Driver Licensing is a long name for a simple, life-saving system. To explain the proven principles of GDL, the 11 Teen Safe Driving Coalitions produced GDL Made Simple videos with a breakdown of each state’s laws. Here is California’s:

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Mar
22
2013

Fischer: Friends are fatal and parents should be involved

By DriveitHOME

In her latest blog post for The Caldwells Patch, New Jersey Teen Safe Driving Coalition Leader Pam Fischer expressed her anger and sadness over the recent string of fatal teen car crashes in the U.S. Fischer also discussed Drive it Home, the new parent education initiative from the National Safety Council.

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