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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Hands off your phone! The distracted driving law is getting tougher in California

Recently, a new law was signed in by California Governor Jerry Brown, which makes it ‘an offense to drive while holding and operating a cellphone or electronic communications device’. What does this mean? It means that if you so much as pick up your phone while driving, you’ll be breaking the law. Here’s what you need to […]

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What’s the Best Age to Start Teaching My Teen to Drive?

[By DriversEd.com Contributing Writer Christina Tynan-Wood] Is a five-year-old too young to learn to drive? When my daughter, Ava, was five, she got behind the wheel of a pink, battery-powered Barbie car. Everything she knew about driving, she’d learned from watching cartoons. So she closed her eyes, floored it, whipped the steering wheel back and […]

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Lead by example: A parent’s guide to modeling good driving behavior

[This article is being published in support of National Teen Driver Safety Week. If you have any comments or have a story to share about this topic, please send them to email@edriving.com.] Do you know how long you have been teaching your child about driving? From the moment your child began to observe the world […]

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Texting and Driving: Some New Thoughts

[In honor of Teen Driver Safety Week, we're handing the keys over to contributing writer (and Actual Teen) Amy Tarczynski!] Texting and driving is bad. You already know this because you’ve watched the videos and maybe even read the statistics. Most of us admit it’s bad, and a lot of the time we don’t actually […]

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