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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]