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The Latest Facts and Stats about Drunk Driving

By |August 10th, 2019|

There’s no question that driving under the influence of alcohol can be deadly. However, across the United States, thousands of individuals still get behind the wheel after consuming alcoholic beverages. According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), this deadly epidemic leads to the deaths of over 10,000 people every year.
Sobering Drunk Driving […]

Teen Driver Training Tips for Parents – Leading by Example

By |July 20th, 2019|

Teens in the midst of their driver education classes often feel a mix of nerves and excitement. After all, getting a driver’s license is considered a rite of passage, and they probably can’t wait to experience the freedom of the open road.

However, as a parent, you’re probably feeling far more nerves than excitement. And, sadly, […]

Five DriveTeam Inc. Clients Receive 2019 Safety Awards

By |June 17th, 2019|

Five DriveTeam Inc. clients are the recipients of 2019 Safety Awards from The Energy Association of Pennsylvania. West Penn Power, Met-Ed, Penelec, Duquesne Light Company and Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania were honored last month for their outstanding performance in fleet and vehicle safety.

Click here to view the full release. Here is an excerpt of the […]

Safe Driving Tips for the 100 Deadliest Days

By |June 15th, 2019|

Summertime is full swing, and whether your teen’s days are filled with pool parties and backyard barbecues or earning extra money at a part-time job, there’s no doubt he or she will enjoy a well-deserved break from the books. However, the freedom of summer can also bring more hazards on the road for young drivers. […]

Kelli’s CRUSADE Announces Website Launch

By |June 5th, 2019|

We are excited to announce the launch of the Kelli’s CRUSADE website. DriveTeam Inc. has partnered with Kelli’s CRUSADE on their mission to have a positive impact on the lives of teen drivers. Their work involves crusading for safer roads, promoting safety awareness, and enhancing driver education.

The organization was created after the tragic death of […]

The Dangers of Road Rage

By |May 16th, 2019|

According to AAA, nearly 80 percent of drivers expressed significant anger or aggression behind the wheel at least once in their lives. While it’s normal to get frustrated when you’re stuck in traffic or another driver unexpectedly cuts you off, getting filled with blinding rage to the point where you lose control or want to injure someone […]

Distracted Driving Awareness Month – The Top Driving Distractions to Avoid

By |April 12th, 2019|

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines distracted driving as “any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, fiddling with the stereo, entertainment or navigation system—anything that takes your attention away from the task of safe driving.”

In 2017, 3,166 […]

June’s Roadcheck Inspection Blitz to Focus on Steering and Suspension

By |April 2nd, 2019|

From June 4-6, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will conduct its annual International Roadcheck Inspection Blitz. Every year, the 72 hour inspection blitz takes a closer look at a designated category to check for violations. This year, CVSA will focus on steering and suspension systems, which are critical safety systems for any type of […]

How to Choose the Right Driving School for Your Teen

By |March 26th, 2019|

It can be a scary time for parents: their teens are ready to get behind the wheel and start driving, experiencing all the freedom and independence the open road can offer. However, while your child is looking forward to driving off into the sunset, all you can think about is all the dangers that he […]

What You Need to Know about Ohio’s Newest Distracted Driving Law

By |February 16th, 2019|

Every state in the country has some sort of law regarding distracted driving. For instance, in each state, texting while driving is banned for drivers of all ages and in many, it’s considered a secondary offence. Many states also have laws about using hand-held devices while operating a vehicle, too, and for good reason. Did […]