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Monthly Archives: August 2018

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled over’ Marks Beginning of Dangerous Fall Driving Season

'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Campaign Launches in Time for Back to School

You know what time it is, parents. You’re likely out purchasing back-to-school supplies and ironing out bus schedules. But it’s also time to have that annual talk with your teen: drinking and driving is illegal. It’s not rocket science, but getting your teenager to understand the consequences can be pretty difficult. But time is of […]

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Preparing to Become a New Driver: Which States Require Drivers Ed?

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Driving is overwhelming for many new teen drivers. In fact, that’s the case for many adult drivers as well. Having to learn traffic rules and signs is terrifying and may seem complicated, especially when teens are trying to retain large amounts of information from so many sources. Throw in the added fear of veering or […]

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Parents: Tools to Help Your Teen Resist Using Their Phone While Driving

Parents: Tools to help your teen resist using their phone while driving

Teenagers live an “always-on” lifestyle. Whether calling, texting, using social media or taking selfies, many teens barely go a few minutes without tapping away on their phone. A 2016 survey revealed that 50% of teenagers felt addicted to their mobile devices, and 78% check their phones every hour. More than 70% of teens said they […]

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Guest Post: Should Parents be Teaching Their Teens How to Drive?

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This post is written by Sheila Dunn, Communications Director, National Motorists Association. View the original post on the NMA blog here. Our son will soon turn 16 and he has no interest in learning how to drive yet. I’m relieved. I don’t want to teach him how to drive especially since I drive a stick […]

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How to Remove Points from Your Texas Driver Record

How to Remove Points from Your Texas Driver Record

For new teen drivers learning how to drive for the first time, you might’ve heard of the point system. In the state of Texas, the point system is utilized to assess how many demerit points remain on one’s driving record, for different driving infractions. The type and severity of the violation determine the number of […]

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