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Celebrate National Teen Driver Safety Week!

This week is an opportunity for people around the nation to take a moment and think about the safe driving habits (or lack thereof) of the teen drivers they know. This applies to parents, teachers, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Anyone who knows a teenager should also know that vehicle collisions remain the most common …

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According to the 2011 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey, teenagers are driving more safely than they did just 10 years ago. Among the results of the survey were some very interesting statistics including that use of seat belts increased from 74 percent to 92 percent for teenage drivers and riders. Also surprising, those who admitted …

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Teens Most At Risk For Distracted Driving Crashes

More research has been done on teens and the dangers of distracted driving in the last six months than in the previous 100 years of existence of the automobile. Of course, the dangers of distracted driving have only recently come to light. The ubiquitous nature of handheld devices and the many uses for them has …

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Teen Drivers Suffer Most

According to both the National Transportation Safety Board and AAA, when it comes to the likelihood of having a vehicle crash, teen drivers are far and away at the top of the list. First time drivers are three times as likely to be involved in a serious vehicle crash than older, more experienced drivers. In …

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Don’t Drive Stupid And Post It On Facebook

Driving stupid, which means breaking the speed limit, distracted driving or any sort of reckless driving, is bad enough. But if you’re dumb enough to post video of yourself doing it on your social media network, or brag about it via social media, you deserve to be busted. That’s the lesson being learned by stupid …

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New Jersey already has a strict graduated driver’s license program for new teen drivers. They impose severe limitations on how much training a new teen driver must receive, when they can drive, who can they drive with and how long they must drive with a learner’s permit before taking to the roads on their own. …

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When it comes to defensive driving, nobody takes is more seriously than the police. These are the folks who are on the scene of every crash. They have seen the worst that can happen when a distracted driver loses control, crosses the median and slams head-on into traffic headed the other way. They measure the …

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