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How to Handle Windshield Damage before It Spiderwebs out of Control

In the blink of an eye, rocks kicked up by a passing vehicle can hurl toward your windshield, causing a (hopefully) small ding or crack to appear. The crack may look minor at first, but know that it will gradually spread across your windshield in a spiderweb pattern. If you act fast—before the crack spreads—and […]

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Intersections & You: A Guide for New Drivers

Intersections can be tricky and scary, and many new and seasoned drivers have run afoul of traffic at intersections. Staying alert and observant, along with minimizing distractions, will help new drivers stay safe at intersections. Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson tells his driving-age children to wait a few moments at a newly green light, […]

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What Safe Driving Resolutions Are You Making for 2018?

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Most of us spend a great deal of time in our car. And frankly, we may not always drive as courteously or safely as we should, which puts ourselves and others in danger. As we celebrate the beginning of a new year, let’s resolve to actively curb dangerous driving behaviors. Not a fan of making […]

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How to Report a Drunk or Distracted Driver

How to Report a Drunk or Distracted Driver

Say you’re out on the road this holiday season and you spot one or more of the telltale signs of a drunk or distracted driver — swerving, weaving in between lanes, driving too fast or too slow, tailgating, braking erratically, ignoring traffic signs, etc. This makes you nervous, as it would for any safe driver. So […]

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3 Easy Ways Parents Can Exemplify Good Driving Behavior

As parents, you want to keep your children safe and teach them right from wrong. In a world where peer pressure and doing what is cool rules, it can be hard to get these lessons across, especially when it comes to driving. One of the easiest ways to do this is to demonstrate good driver […]

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Navigate the Waters of Parent-Taught Drivers Education in Texas

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Teaching their teens to drive is a rite of passage for many Texas parents, but the process is still often nerve-wracking for both parties. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources available to make teaching your teen to drive as straightforward and stress-free as possible. Our app, Mentor for Families by eDriving, allows you to monitor […]

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Teach Your Child to Be a Good Pedestrian This Halloween

On Halloween once-quiet streets suddenly fill with bustling trick-or-treaters making their way from house to house. Although the night is for children to revel in costumes and candy, for parents and caregivers, making sure kids stay safe while going door-to-door can be stressful, and a challenge. Driving collisions are more common on Halloween, and children […]

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Teen Talk: Finding the Time to Get behind the Wheel

Hey everyone, long time no see! As you guys know, I am a high school junior. There is so much that goes into junior year – lots of homework, a bunch of projects, and at least a few tests everyday. It can get super stressful! And with such a busy schedule it’s really hard to […]

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Supervised Driving Practice: Don’t Just Be a Passenger, Be an Educator

Are you a parent who panics at the mention of “supervised driving practice”? Here’s a suggestion: Look at it as a great opportunity.

Are you a parent who panics at the mention of “supervised driving practice”? Here’s a suggestion: Look at it as a great opportunity. The driver’s education stage is the best time you’ll have to influence and shape your teen’s lifelong driving behavior. In 2013, teens 15-19 represented only 7% of the U.S. population. However, they […]

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Parents, Give Your Teen the Gift of Knowledge This National Teen Driver Safety Week

Talking. It’s the most important think you can do to help your teen be a safe driver.

Parents, what’s on your to-do list for this week? We have a recommendation for your first task: Talk to your teen about their driving behavior on the road. Why? Drivers under the age of 20 have the highest proportion of distraction-related fatal crashes. And because of this dangerous trend, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National […]

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