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Cleveland Channel 19 News Features DriveTeam’s Winter Skills Clinic

By |November 29th, 2018|

Winter Driving: DriveTeam’s Winter Skills Clinic
Channel Channel 19 News (WOIO) recently featured DriveTeam’s Winter Skills Clinic providing some quick winter driving tips for their viewers

“Driving’s a diminishing skill,” Salyer said. He added, “if we’re not operating the vehicle properly or if we think we can operate it just the same on these types of conditions, […]

Fall Weather Driving Tips

By |August 30th, 2016|

As summer comes to a close, the air begins to cool, the nights get longer and kids everywhere are hitting the books again. While the leaves start changing color, changes in the weather will mean changes in the road conditions, too. It’s important for both new and veteran drivers to be prepared for these changes […]

DOT Announces New Seatbelt Requirement for Commercial Motor Vehicle Passengers

By |June 23rd, 2016|

Here at DriveTeam, we like to keep our students and clients up-to-date with the latest vehicle news in order to keep families and employees safe while on the road.

We periodically share important news, like the latest update from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Last week, they announced that all passengers riding in large commercial trucks are […]

7 things that scare parents of a teen driver + what to do about it

By |May 3rd, 2016|

Being the parent of a teen driver can be nerve-racking. You worry about your son or daughter making it home safely – and you want to make sure they don’t hurt anyone else on the road.

Whether your teen just started driver training or they have their license in-hand, there are many common concerns on the […]

Three Things We’ve Learned From the Latest NETS Motor Vehicle Crash Report

By |March 28th, 2016|

Here at Drive Team, Inc., we closely follow stats and trends related to driving, vehicle accidents and steps being taken to reduce fatalities.

One of the organization we rely on for information is The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS).  This organization is an employer-led public/private partnership dedicated to improving the safety and health of […]

How to Resist Peer Pressure and Avoid Impaired Driving

By |December 3rd, 2015|

Impaired driving won’t be an issue for you.  Your parents have talked to you about how dangerous it is, and you promised them not to do it.  Plus, you don’t want it to hurt your opportunities with sports, extra-curricular activities and being able to drive to work to earn some extra cash. 
You know it’s just […]

Talking to Your Teen about Impaired Driving

By |December 2nd, 2015|

When your teen first gets their license, it can be an anxious time for you as a parent. It’s hard not to worry about the decisions they’ll make once out on the road since some of those decisions could impact not only their life and your family’s, but also the lives of other people.

Teenage Drunk […]

Protect Your Company from the Effects of Impaired Driving

By |December 1st, 2015|

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), every 12 minutes someone dies in a vehicle crash – the majority of which occur during the normal workday commute.  Motor vehicle crashes can cost companies $60 billion annually in legal expenses, medical care, property damage and lost productivity.  Most of these crashes are preventable; especially […]

The Biggest Myths Surrounding Safe Driving

By |November 20th, 2015|

It’s important for everyone to be as safe as possible when they get behind the wheel. Whether you’re an experienced driver or you just got your license a month ago, you should always focus on ways to improve your safety out on the road.

Common Safe Driving Myths
While several practices are tried and true, like […]

The Importance of Driver Training for Firefighters

By |November 15th, 2015|

We’ve all heard the blaring sirens of an oncoming fire truck and have had to rush over to the side of the road to allow them the right of way. A fire truck is a huge vehicle that will take up the majority of the road, especially a smaller, two-lane road. We rely on these […]