Monthly Archives: August 2017

Teen talk: 5 Stars for Mentor, eDriving’s new app!

Mentor for Families by eDriving

DriversEd.com teen blogger Jett Roberts, 16, is a student at Bishop O’ Dowd High School in Oakland, California. Jett is working toward obtaining his drivers license and currently drives under adult supervision with a California permit. eDriving, the parent company of DriversEd.com, has released a new app, Mentor for Families by eDriving, which tracks your […]

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Teen talk: Squeezing driver’s ed into a busy schedule

DriversEd.com Contributing Writer Alexis David has kept an ongoing diary for us as she takes our California online drivers ed course.

DriversEd.com Contributing Writer Alexis David has kept an ongoing diary for us as she takes our California online drivers ed course. Here’s her sixth entry. The end of summer arrives faster than any kid would hope. School begins, and that means so much more activity, schoolwork, and staying up late to finish homework. How do […]

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Forget backpacks. The most important thing you can give your teen this school year is sleep

Forget backpacks. The most important thing you can give your teen this school year is sleep

Parents, as you plan your teen’s upcoming school year, are you factoring at least eight hours of sleep into their routines? Sure, you’re buying school supplies and shopping for healthy lunches, but are you considering how their workloads and schedules will affect their quality of sleep, and thus, their safety behind the wheel? Sleep deprivation […]

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Know before you go: How to be a safe driver during Monday’s solar eclipse

A map of the United States showing the path of totality for the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse.

This Monday, Aug. 21, the moon will move between the Earth and the sun and, for the first time in nearly a century, residents across the U.S. will view a total solar eclipse. And though not all U.S. residents will be able to view the total eclipse, about 200 million of them live within a day’s […]

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A tight squeeze: How to fit drivers ed into a busy teenage schedule

Teen blogger Jett Roberts

DriversEd.com teen blogger Jett Roberts, 16, is a student at Bishop O’ Dowd High School in Oakland, California. Jett is working toward obtaining his drivers license and currently drives under adult supervision with a California permit. To start off, let me explain: Many people might think I don’t have an extremely busy schedule due to […]

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Popular distracted driving webinar now free and available to the public

Did you know distracted driving was the reason behind more than 3,400 fatal collisions in 2015? Distraction is deadly, and eDriving is working to reverse the dangerous trend. eDriving has now released its popular July webinar, “The 7 Stages of Distraction Denial,” online for all drivers to learn from and review. For the webinar eDriving […]

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Teen talk: “Finally, my time to drive is here!”

DriversEd.com Contributing Writer Alexis David has kept an ongoing diary for us as she takes our California online drivers ed course. Here’s her fifth entry. Being a passenger was a routine thing that I took for granted. As a passenger, I could sleep in the car, eat, listen to music without being distracted and admire […]

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4 strategies for dealing with aggressive drivers

Reacting to Aggressive Drivers

A common wisdom says that you can’t control other people, you can only control your reactions to them. The same is true for your interactions on the road—particularly when it comes to aggressive drivers. We’ve all encountered them: those impatient drivers who need to go as fast as possible and react angrily if they perceive […]

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Texas fights distracted driving with new DL requirement

New Driver Course to Combat Distracted Driving

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will implement a new driver’s education requirement Sept. 1 that mandates all drivers 18 and older participate in a one-hour driving course on distracted driving. The Impact Texas Young Drivers (ITYD) course tackles one of the biggest safety issues today: the plethora of mobile devices, as well as […]

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Teen blogger Jett Roberts talks 1-on-1 with a DriversEd.com driving instructor

DriversEd.com teen blogger Jett Roberts, 16, is a student at Bishop O’ Dowd High School in Oakland, California. Jett is working toward obtaining his drivers license and currently drives under adult supervision with a California permit. As you know, if you’ve finished the DriversEd.com online training, to qualify for your license you must have clocked […]

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