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Why We’re all Guilty of Distracted Driving Behaviors

[eDriving's contributory teen writer Grace Keller talks about why we're all guilty of distracted driving behaviors and shares her own methods for avoiding distractions behind the wheel. Read Grace's Drivers Ed Diary here.] Though I may be young for someone driving, I feel it’s important for me to set one thing straight. It’s one thing to […]

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Driving in the New Year: Driving Resolutions and Getting Past Our Driving Vices

As the year winds down, I find myself thinking a lot about making 2017 … better than 2016. I don’t have control over much other than myself, of course, so most of the ways I’ve identified to improve the future start with me (and, I hope, don’t end there). My list might look a little […]

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Your Parents Lied To You: Driving Myths Debunked

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Mom and Dad mean well. Really, they do. But as you’ve probably suspected for a while – dating back to the time when you went swimming right after you ate a cheeseburger and weren’t seized by horrible, horrible cramps that caused you to drown – some of the scary warnings that your parents have given you aren’t entirely […]

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Eating and Driving: Is It Dangerous?

Did your morning rush cause you to skip your breakfast again? Planning to trade it for a quick bite during your commute? Not a good idea! Yes, it is bad for your digestive system, but what’s more important, eating and driving is extremely dangerous! Eating behind the wheel is probably the least discussed topic in […]

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Texas Police Will Stop Typing While Driving

The Farmers Branch Police Department will now be protected by technology. New devices in patrol cars will discourage distracted driving among Farmers Branch police officers. Specifically, the devices will prevent officers from typing while driving more than 15 miles per hour by locking the keyboard. Seems like Texas police will be fighting distracted driving by […]

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Texting and Driving in Texas

The widespread social phenomenon of texting and driving has become a stumbling block in the safety of the nation’s roads. Most states have already banned the use of cellphones while driving. But there are still 11 states where texting, talking on the phone and surfing the web while driving are legal and not punishable for […]

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Teen Safe Driving Contest: “Keep the Drive”

Don’t miss your chance to win $2,000 by saving lives of your friends and classmates! The Allstate Foundation just started its 2013 “Keep the Drive” contest, featuring six possible awards. High school students can participate by writing articles for their schools newspapers or producing a broadcasting piece for a high school news station. The creative […]

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Worst Driving Habits: Are You Guilty?

What are you pet peeves behind the wheel? Personally, I can’t handle it when people don’t use their turn signals. (Signaling is so easy! Seriously, why doesn’t everyone do it all the time?) If you can’t stand it when other people cut in front of you or keep weaving between lanes, you’re not alone. Cutting […]

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