Parent Involvement

Jan
30
2014

Gauging proper following distance – Part 2

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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Jan
28
2014

Coaching your teen driver: Do you follow me?

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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Jan
21
2014

Stop, go: Safely navigating intersections

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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Jan
16
2014

Teaching your teen to drive: Breaking down on the highway

By DriveitHOME

Most people will have a car break down at least once during their driving years. Car problems can be frustrating, scary and dangerous, especially if they happen on a busy highway and you’re forced onto the shoulder. Knowing what to do – and where to stand as you wait for help – is important.

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Jan
14
2014

Teaching your teen to drive: Driving safely around semi-trucks

By DriveitHOME

Regardless of the amount of years you’ve been a licensed driver, driving alongside a semi-truck on the freeway is an uncomfortable experience. Sharing the road with big trucks is common, and if the proper precautions aren’t taken, drivers can lose their lives.

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Jan
3
2014

Resolve to drive cell phone free

By DriveitHOME

Have you made a New Year’s resolution?

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Dec
31
2013

Video: Distracted driving – teen drivers, water bottles and the radio

By DriveitHOME

We all know talking on a cell phone and texting while driving – using a handheld or hands-free device – are dangerous. But distracted driving includes other things too, such as reaching for drinks, eating or tuning the radio.

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Dec
26
2013

What I didn’t know about teen driving

By DriveitHOME

I do not have an extensive background in the transportation industry, specifically teen driving.  And when I say extensive, I mean, more than 3 months. I started at the National Safety Council, in the transportation industry and more importantly, on this social issue of teen driving, in September with a whole lot to learn.

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Dec
20
2013

Teen driving and the holidays

By DriveitHOME

The days and weeks surrounding the holidays are busy, especially on our roadways. All that traffic leads to an increase in crashes. Sadly, the National Safety Council estimates there will be 261 deaths in traffic crashes during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday periods.

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Dec
19
2013

Setting driving rules for my teen

By DriveitHOME

Research shows that if parents make and enforce family driving rules that are stricter than state laws, their teens will generally be safer behind the wheel.  At DriveitHOME.org, we encourage parents to use a document – called a parent/teen agreement – to help develop and customize those rules for each family.

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