Guest blogger

Feb
26
2016
Car Trouble

Tips for Teen Roadside Survival, Part 5 – Winter Driving II

By Walt Brinker

Ice covered roads:

  • Do not drive at all on unsalted/treated roads. If there is no other choice, drive only for a limited distance with chains or studded tires. Practice putting on the chains before they are needed! The use of tire chains is legal in most states, when necessary, provided they do not damage the highway (check with your local authorities to be sure).

Snow covered roads (no ice):

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Feb
23
2016
Ice Scraping

Tips for Teen Roadside Survival, Part 5 – Winter Driving I

By Walt Brinker

Hello once again, DriveitHOME friends. When it comes to winter driving, all considerations and tips spelled out in my book, “Roadside Survival”, still apply, PLUS you’ll also want to make sure your teen makes the following preparations:

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Aug
27
2013

Guest post: 18 and licensed, but still at risk

By DriveitHOME

Pam Fischer is the leader of the New Jersey Teen Safe Driving Coalition. Pam writes a blog about teen driving issues for Patch.com websites throughout New Jersey. Here is her Aug. 18 post about her 18-year-old son receiving his unrestricted driver’s license.

 

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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
6
2013

Guest post: Instilling safe driving habits

By DriveitHOME

By: Charlene Sligting, National Safety Council

Charlene Sligting is the Victim Advocate for the National Safety Council. Charlene manages the HEARTS Network, which provides a national platform for victims of teen driving crashes who want to share their stories to help reduce crashes and keep teens safe behind the wheel. HEARTS, which stands for Honoring Everyone Affected, Rallying The Survivors, is managed by the National Safety Council and initiated in part by The Allstate Foundation.

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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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Oct
23
2012

Guest blogger: ADEPT Driver

By DriveitHOME

ADEPT Driver is extremely honored that our teenSMART program was recognized by the National Safety Council with the Teen Driving Safety Leadership Award for its crash reduction benefits for teen drivers.

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Sep
27
2012

Guest blogger: Lisa Malvin, UPS Road Code

By DriveitHOME

Guest blogger: Lisa Malvin, UPS

Lisa Malvin is a writer, a PR coordinator, and a social media contributor, as well as a member of the UPS Road Code team. She works with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and UPS Road Code to help teens understand the importance of safe driving and saying “No” to distractions on the road.

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