Teen Parents

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 ways to set a good example for your teen driver

By |May 20th, 2016|

When it comes to learning how to drive, your teen is probably anxious and excited.  They can’t wait to get behind the wheel.

You on the other hand, are not quite as thrilled! Learning how to drive has changed drastically since the time you first got your license.  The technology in our vehicles has advanced, and […]

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 […]

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 […]