Teen Driving

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, […]

Be Prepared for Operation Safe Driver Week

By |July 12th, 2018|

Traffic enforcement personnel will be watching the roads closely next week for unsafe driving behaviors by both commercial drivers and individual drivers during Operation Safe Driver Week July 15-21, 2018.

This initiative of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) was created to help to reduce the number of crashes, and ultimately, deaths and injuries due to […]

How to Talk with Your Teen about Impaired Driving

By |December 18th, 2017|

Many teens have a tendency to feel invincible, like nothing bad will happen, especially newly licensed ones. When you haven’t been in any type of motor vehicle crash before, it’s easy to think that car crashes only happen to other drivers.  As a parent it’s hard not to worry about the decisions they’ll make once […]

Kelli’s C.R.U.S.A.D.E. is on a Mission to Save Lives

By |November 28th, 2017|

Over the past two years, Drive Team, has had the honor and privilege of working with a local non-profit organization out of Medina County called Kelli’s C.R.U.S.A.D.E.

Kelli’s C.R.U.S.A.D.E. is on a mission to save as many lives as possible on our roads through proper education, road improvements, and creating awareness across our communities.  The foundation […]

Teen Driving Facts and Statistics 2017

By |October 13th, 2017|

As a parent, handing over the keys to your teen driver for the first time can be a scary task. As you watch your teen pull out of the driveway to head out on their own, you can only hope he or she will be responsible and keep in mind everything they learned in their […]

Teens and Distracted Driving

By |April 6th, 2017|

Recent research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reveals that from 2014 to 2015, the United States experienced the largest increase fatalities from car crashes in nearly 50 years. And, almost 9% of those fatalities were due to distracted driving, which is defined as “the practice of driving a motor vehicle while engaged […]

Teens and Drugged Driving: How to Resist Peer Pressure

By |December 3rd, 2016|

The numbers don’t lie: according to the 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), one in 10 high school seniors reported that they had driven a car under the influence of marijuana. In fact, 75% of those teens even say they drive better after smoking marijuana. Are you one of them?

If so, we […]

Talking to Your Teen about Drugged Driving

By |December 1st, 2016|

When your teen first gets his or her license, it’s an exciting time full of new possibilities. However, as much as we all want our teens to enjoy their newfound freedoms, it’s also vital to have a discussion about substance abuse and safe driving before handing over the car keys. In fact, research shows that […]

Home for Summer! Reminding Kids about Safe Driving While Home from College

By |May 25th, 2016|

After a long school year of studying, writing papers, taking exams and walking to and from classes on campus, your college student is probably excited for a relaxing summer. They might also be looking forward to getting back behind the wheel of a car, ready to hit the road for a summer internship, part-time job, […]

The 100 Deadliest Days on the Road – How You Can Stay Safe

By |May 24th, 2016|

Everyone looks forward to the summer months.  It’s a time for fun in the sun, backyard barbecues and parties, lazy days at the pool and perhaps a road trip or vacation.  Teens and young adults especially anticipate summer’s arrival, as it signals freedom from classes and school responsibilities for a few precious months.

However, the freedom […]