The Talk Just Got a Little Easier - Apr 1, 2013 - 10:30:45 PM
Find out what you should tell your teenager about driving a car. You want them to be responsible, you want them to be safe and you want them to understand how serious safe driving is.
Hot Wheels vs. Smart Wheels How To Find A Safe Car For Your Teen - May 28, 2012 - 2:00:48 AM
Hot wheels vs. smart wheels: How to find a safe car for your teen. Teen drivers are thinking about a hot car, while parents are thinking about driving safety.
Worried About An Older Relative's Driving? - Jan 7, 2012 - 1:01:00 AM
Are you worried about an older relative's driving? Get a Free Guide Book to help you bring up the very sensitive subject of an older driver and their ability to drive a car.
Eyes On The Road: Safe Driving Tips For Teens - May 31, 2011 - 11:44:16 PM
Eyes on the road: Safe driving tips for teens from UPS, UPS NASCAR driver, David Ragan, and The Boys and Girls Club Of America. Look for UPS Road Code on Facebook.
Back to School: Prepare Your Teen for the Road - Jul 22, 2010 - 7:53:54 PM
Back to School, prepare your teen for the road to ensure their safety while driving. Find the driving and auto care tips to keep your child safe while they are behind the wheel of a car.
Is Your Teen With Diabetes Hitting The Road? Take These Precautions - Jul 21, 2010 - 7:29:23 PM
Teen diabetes, driving with diabetes. Is your teen with diabetes hitting the road? Take these precautions plus get the top 10 tips for driving with diabetes
Ten Tips to Keep Teens Safe Behind The Wheel - Jul 21, 2010 - 7:05:00 PM
Ten tips to keep teens safe behind the wheel. Driving Safety tips for teen drivers, but anyone can use them. Let's all be safer drivers this year.
Practical Tips For Teen Drivers - Jul 7, 2010 - 8:45:00 PM
Read these tips for teen drivers. Get some practical tips to help keep America's youth safe when they are behind the wheel of a car. DWD is driving while distracted and it means driving while using cell phones or while texting.
Getting Your Teen Driver Ready For The Road - Jun 1, 2010 - 10:05:56 PM
Getting your teen driver ready for the road is an important part of teen driving safety. Royal Purple has these tips so your teen can learn about car maintenance basics. And make sure your teen knows the rules of the road and why they are important.
Learning To Drive Gets Tech Savvy For Today's Teens - Jan 11, 2010 - 8:53:43 PM
Learning to drive gets tech savvy for today's teens. Driving for teens is a very different experience than it was when we were teens. YD e-Experience is an interactive online training session for novice drivers.
How To Choose A Driving School For Your Teen - Jan 11, 2010 - 8:47:40 PM
Read about how to choose a driving school for your teen. You can find some good information about what to look for when you are considering driver education training for your teen driver.
Teaching Teens The Rules Of The Road - Nov 22, 2009 - 7:50:11 PM
Tips from State Farm auto insurance on teaching teens the rules of the road. Find out what a parent needs to tell their teen driver about safe driving. What's more important than keeping your teenager safe?
Night-Driving Tips For Older Drivers - Oct 5, 2009 - 11:32:42 PM
Night driving tips for older drivers is an article everyone should read. We all know that driving at night presents many safety hazards and we can learn some driving safety tips from the AARP Driver Safety Program.
The Road to Safety: Driving Tips for Teen Drivers - Jun 25, 2009 - 4:54:10 PM
Get on the Road to Safety. Find out some driving tips for teen drivers, protect the teen driver in your life by teaching them how to stay safe in their car.
Plan Ahead for Safe Senior Driving - Jun 25, 2009 - 4:26:51 PM
Plan ahead for safe senior driving, so you can protect the people you love. Senior drivers face some real road challenges and AAA Seniors can help you to learn about them and cope with them.
Two Things Every Teen Driver Should Know - Dec 17, 2008 - 7:52:49 PM
Two things every teen driver should know about safe vehicle operation and routine vehicle maintenance.
New VehSmart Helps Teens and Parents Drive Better, Safer - Dec 8, 2008 - 9:43:36 PM
Have you heard of a product called Vehsmart? It helps teens and parents drive better and safer via e-mail or mobile phone. Now, Parents, this sounds very interesting!
Technology Saving Teen Drivers' Lives - Nov 20, 2008 - 7:47:06 PM
New car safety features help teen drivers avoid accidents and make them less severe when they do occur.
Program Gives Tools To Ease Teens Into Driving - Nov 20, 2008 - 7:38:41 PM
Parents, steer your teen driver to becoming a safe driver! A program has been created to help teens gain critical experience and driving maturity.
Teen Drivers and Car Insurance Rates - Nov 13, 2008 - 10:39:17 PM
Car insurance rates are pretty high for teen drivers. But...there are ways you can save money on your policy. Learn what can make a difference.
Top Tips For New Drivers - Nov 5, 2008 - 8:09:48 PM
A new driver's license means lots of things...including a new car insurance policy. Find out how to lower the cost of your auto insurance premiums when you're covering a teen driver.
A Matter Of Trust--Parents Can Finally Give Teen Drivers The Keys With Confidence - Oct 16, 2008 - 9:04:07 PM
A personal GPS is a great idea for your teen driver. Parents can set up safety zones for teenage drivers. Teen driving can be safe driving.
Spotlight On Senior Driving: When To Transition To The Passenger Seat - Sep 26, 2008 - 8:56:36 PM
Seniors with diminished driving skills have other transportation options. A new Web site offers tips on transitioning from the driver's seat.
Back to School, Back to Driving Basics - May 30, 2008 - 4:56:00 PM
Learn how to deal with teenager driver issues before your teen starts to drive a car.
Parents: Family Driving Contract Important For Your Teen - Mar 19, 2008 - 7:52:00 PM
Help protect your teens with a family driving contract.
Logging On And Getting Behind-The-Wheel - Nov 12, 2007 - 11:18:00 PM
Since 1997, DMV-approved DriversEd.com has been America's #1 online drivers education solution: "click" log on to enroll, "learn" start the DriversEd.com course, "drive" get your DMV certificate of completion.
Teens Pick Up On Their Parents' Bad Driving Habits - Oct 26, 2007 - 6:00:00 PM
Although they seem to be involved in listening to music, chatting with friends or gazing out the window, preteens and teens are actually keen observers-and students-of their parents' driving habits.
Prepare Young Drivers For Safe Winter Travel - Oct 23, 2007 - 7:38:00 PM
Many young drivers will venture onto the roads this winter season, some for the first time. In fact, there are almost 3 million drivers in Canada between the ages of 16 and 24.2 That's why it's important for parents to prepare teenagers and young drivers for the difficult winter months,
Five Things Your Teen Must Know Before Driving - Aug 22, 2007 - 10:10:00 PM
Although teens may learn the fundamentals of driving through a driver's education class, it is up to parents to steer them toward safe, practical, real-world driving habits. That's because a driving instructor may teach his/her students how to operate a car, but it is parents who really teach them how
Safety Tips For Teen Drivers - May 31, 2007 - 9:56:00 PM
Automobile accidents are the leading cause of death of teenagers and young adults. One National Highway Safety Administration study indicated that 16- to 24-year-old drivers accounted for 25 percent of all traffic deaths. However, parents can help their teenagers stay safe behind the wheel in a number of ways.
towSearch Now Provides More Detailed Towing Information - May 22, 2007 - 7:28:00 PM
towPartners today announced that it’s towing and road service provider locator tool, towSearch, has been enhanced to include more detailed information on the over 5,000 companies in it’s Gold Level network. From wrecker companies to full scale towing and recovery operations with diverse capabilities, the towSearch tool is currently averaging
Teen Safety On The Road - May 17, 2007 - 10:36:00 PM
One of parents' greatest fears for their teens is safety in a motor vehicle-outranking concerns over sexual activity, alcohol consumption and drug use-according to a new Harris Interactive survey commissioned by the Chrysler Group. There are steps you can take to help keep teen drivers on the road to safety.
Tips On Protecting Young Teen Drivers - May 15, 2007 - 9:36:00 PM
Driving is the biggest risk teens face. Here are safety rules to help protect them. According to data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, car crashes take more young lives than all other causes--and in larger proportion than for any other driving age group. And most of the fatal
Preventing Teen Driving Deaths - Apr 16, 2007 - 11:08:00 PM
A recent survey conducted by The Allstate Foundation found some intriguing data about how parents protect their teens.
While parents know the No. 1 killer of teens is car crashes caused by teen drivers, the majority don't understand the main causes of these crashes or the current Graduated Driver Licensing
Keep On Driving - Apr 16, 2007 - 10:58:00 PM
Age alone does not determine a person’s ability to drive safely; however certain physical changes that are a natural part of the aging process do affect one’s capacity to anticipate and react to dangerous driving situations. More than 19 million people over the age of 70 are driving in the
What's Killing Our Teens? U.S. Survey Describes The Factors Contributing To Vehicle Crashes - Apr 15, 2007 - 12:30:00 AM
From cell phones to chatty friends, teens are driving under very risky conditions that contribute to motor vehicle crashes, their No. 1 killer. According to nearly 6,000 high school students surveyed by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and State Farm, most teens recognize the hazards of drinking and driving, but
How to Buy a Safe Car for Your Teen Tips for Choosing a Safe Car for Your Teen Driver - Apr 5, 2007 - 12:15:00 AM
So, your teen just got a driver’s license? Chances are you consider this development both a blessing and a curse. There’s a sense of freedom in no longer having to act as your son or daughter’s personal chauffer. But there is also the fear of knowing that new, young drivers
Helping Curb Teen Drunk Driving - Mar 29, 2007 - 9:42:00 PM
A firsthand account can drive a lesson home. That's the idea behind a campaign that's sending a young man across the country to talk to students about drunk driving.
According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2005, 16,885 people were killed in alcohol-related crashes-an average of
Elderly Drivers: Stop or Go? - Mar 25, 2007 - 10:59:00 PM
Without so much as a tap on the brakes, my aunt whizzed through another stop sign. "What are you doing?" I shrieked. "That was a stop sign."
"Oh," she replied rather offhandedly, "they just put those there so you'll look before you go into an intersection."
Young Drivers Need Winter Practice - Mar 16, 2007 - 11:26:00 PM
One of the more nerve-wrecking experiences of parenthood occurs when your teenager first earns his or her license to drive. While many parts of Canada have ensured that new drivers be accompanied with a more experienced driver in the vehicle, it's important that parents take some time to share safety
How Old Is Too Old To Drive? - Mar 5, 2007 - 8:50:00 PM
Driving has long been a family affair. Be it family road trips, the infamous "backseat driver" in the family or teaching a teen how to drive, driving is a hot topic for families. What's more, families also play an important role in encouraging safe driving practices among their older loved
Keep Your Teen Driver Safe Behind the Wheel - Feb 26, 2007 - 11:15:00 PM
Parents, are you protecting your teen driver when she gets behind the wheel? Traffic crashes result in 44 percent of teen deaths, the leading cause of teen fatalities in the U.S., according to the National Safety Council. But driving and insurance experts agree: parents can play a big role in
Grown-Up Advice for Young Drivers - Sep 27, 2006 - 10:33:00 PM
Teens' lack of driving experience means they are at a greater risk of becoming involved in a collision or experiencing an automotive breakdown. Accordingly, there are many factors parents need to consider before their teenage children get behind the wheel. AAA offers the following tips for parents as they hand
When It’s Time to Take the Keys Away - Sep 13, 2006 - 9:55:00 PM
How would you react if you were sitting in the back seat, one of your parents were driving, and they became slightly confused when it came time to take an exit? Or if they brushed a curb while driving down the road?
Most people wouldn’t consider either situation alarming, but
Finding The Right Used Car For Your Teenager - Aug 6, 2006 - 11:03:00 PM
Okay, you're thinking of buying a car for your driving- age teenager, and with the price of new cars climbing you've decided on getting one that's pre-owned. These tips will help steer you towards a used car that fits the bill without breaking your budget.
Race Car Drivers Train Teens in Driving Safety - May 25, 2006 - 8:16:00 PM
Teens all across the country are learning to be safer drivers, thanks to Driver's Edge, a nonprofit organization developed by professional driver Jeff Payne to address the number of youth-related automobile collisions and fatalities. The Driver's Edge staff of professional race car drivers and driving instructors will train teens in
Keeping Teens On The Road To Safety - Feb 27, 2006 - 9:00:00 PM
According to the latest information from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), teens have the highest crash risk of any drivers, at nearly four times that of drivers over 20. In fact, the IIHS says 39 percent of all deaths of 16- to 19-year- olds are caused by car
A New Look At Ways To Keep Teen Drivers Safe - Nov 15, 2005 - 8:59:00 PM
Giving some thought to how teens think and feel about driving could help keep them safe. That's the conclusion of a study that examined attitudes and opinions teenagers hold about getting behind the wheel. The research was commissioned to explore reasons behind the alarming statistics about teens and motor vehicles.
Safety Program Gets Teens Road Ready - Sep 7, 2005 - 8:10:00 PM
Parents hold the keys when it comes to their teens' driv-ing safety. In fact, research shows that when parents take an active role in their teens' driving education and set driving guidelines, they can reduce their teens' chances of being in a crash by up to one-third. According to government
New Tool Helps Seniors Play It Safe Behind the Wheel - Aug 16, 2005 - 10:13:00 PM
Americans are living longer than before. If you're over 65, you are part of the fastest-growing population in the U.S., thanks to today's advanced medicine and healthier, active lifestyles. If seniors can be found swimming, jogging and golfing, then who's to say when they become too old to get behind
New Program Helps Teen Drivers Practice Skills - May 18, 2005 - 10:33:00 PM
Practice can make perfect. This adage holds true for sports, playing a musical instrument and especially when young people are learning how to drive. While parents cannot protect their teens from every risk they may encounter during these years, helping teens improve as drivers may help prevent the tragedy and
How Teens Can Become Safer Drivers - Apr 28, 2005 - 11:52:00 PM
If you want to pinpoint the reason many young teens have serious crashes, it can be summed up easily-inexperience. Whether they are on their way to a party, the mall or a friend's house, teens may find themselves in driving situations they aren't equipped to handle yet.
Teenagers can become
Lens Implant Potentially Improves Driving Safety - Feb 17, 2005 - 7:53:00 PM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved new claims for Pfizer's Tecnis, making it the first eye lens implant for cataract patients with the potential to improve the safety of older drivers with cataracts and the people with whom they share the road.
About 60 percent of people over
Savvy Seniors Take Technology On The Road - Feb 16, 2005 - 12:02:00 AM
Seniors are hitting the highways in record numbers. The Travel Industry of America (TIA) reports that travelers over the age of 55 take to the road more than any other age group. They're also hitting the information super highway as the fastest growing age demographic to log onto the Internet,
Older Drivers And Safety-A Family Conversation - Feb 15, 2005 - 9:42:00 PM
There are many factors that can drive a person's concern about just how safe it is for an older family member to be behind the wheel.
Although studies show that older drivers are, as a group, safe drivers, as people age, driving can become a somewhat more difficult and challenging