Parent Teen Driving Agreement

Mar
5
2014

How laws help keep teen drivers safe

By DriveitHOME

No state has laws strong enough to protect teens from the most significant risks they face on the roads.

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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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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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Oct
31
2013

Guest post: Two mothers’ dilemmas with safe teen driving

By DriveitHOME

Since I started blogging about safe teen driving four years ago, I have gotten calls on occasion from parents, asking for advice about how to handle their teen drivers. Most recently, I received two calls from mothers who were calling out of fear and panic. Below, as excellent illustrations of the dilemmas of parents, I have recounted their pleas and my responses:                                                                          

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Oct
24
2013

Laws are not enough

By DriveitHOME

In observance of National Teen Driver Safety Week, we’re breaking down the top 10 things many parents don’t know about teen driving.

8. Most states’ teen driving laws and restrictions do not adequately protect teen drivers from the most serious crash risks

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Oct
16
2013

How will you observe National Teen Driver Safety Week?

By DriveitHOME

Oct. 20-26 is National Teen Driver Safety Week – the perfect time for parents and teens to have meaningful discussions about safe driving and learn how to stay safe on our roads.

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Oct
7
2013

Tell your teens how much they matter

By DriveitHOME

National You Matter to Me Day is Oct. 7 – a great opportunity for parents to tell teens how much they matter. Signing a parent-teen driving agreement is a good way to mark to holiday. Parent-teen driving agreements establish a set of household rules teens must follow in order to have driving privileges, and the agreements show how much parents care about their teens’ safety.

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Jul
23
2013

Parents, share your safe driving tips

By DriveitHOME

Parents, we know many of you have nightmares about your teens getting driver’s licenses, and the sobering statistics don’t do much to quell anxiety. Having a circle of friends to offer support and advice can help ease nerves. But if you can’t get together to have coffee and stew about your teens’ safety, the parent forum at driveithome.org is the next best thing.

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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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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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