Parent Involvement

Nov
19
2014

Adventures in Teen Driving by Kathy Bernstein Harris: Am I Coach Ditka or Coach Lovey?

By DriveitHOME

Kathy Bernstein Harris is the Senior Manager for Teen Driving Initiatives at the National Safety Council. Follow Kathy as she shares her experiences teaching her own son to drive, from the perspective of a teen driving expert and a mom.

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Nov
5
2014

Adventures in Teen Driving by Kathy Bernstein Harris: What’s My Coaching Style?

By DriveitHOME

Kathy Bernstein Harris is the Senior Manager for Teen Driving Initiatives at the National Safety Council. Follow Kathy as she shares her experiences teaching her own son to drive, from the perspective of a teen driving expert and a mom.

So…this teaching-my-son-to-drive thing promises to challenge me in new ways. I’m a mom who tends to “mother in the moment” and I toggle pretty freely through the parenting styles. Now I realize when it comes to teaching my kid to drive, I’ll probably fall into one category or the other. But what does that mean?

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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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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
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
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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