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

[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.] Teenagers live an ‘always-on’ lifestyle. Whether calling, texting, using social media or taking selfies, many teens barely go a few minutes without tapping […]

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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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3 Back-to-School Driving Tips

As we head back to school, it is important to remember some back-to-school driving tips so that both your student and other students remain safe.  Here are three commonsense tips to help you drive safely from idrivesafely.com: Tip One: Watch Out for Pedestrians The beginning of a school year means more buses and bicycles on the […]

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Car Insurance 101: Ways to Save on Car Insurance

Over the past two weeks of Car Insurance 101, we have discussed how to choose the best car insurance for the first-time driver and how to pick out a car. Now that we’ve talked about how to spend money, it’s time to talk about how to save money.

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Car Insurance 101: What Kind of Car Should I Drive?

Last week in Car Insurance 101, we talked about choosing car insurance for the first-time driver. Deciding on what kind of coverage you want is a step in the right direction, but what’s the point of purchasing car insurance if you don’t have a car to insure? That’s why this week we’ll be talking about […]

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Car Insurance 101: Car Insurance for the First-Time Driver

Purchasing car insurance for the first-time driver can be a headache. There is a lot of information you’ll need in order to make the best decisions, so let’s start here at the beginning with Car Insurance 101.    

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Four Simple Tips for Driving Like Dad This Father’s Day

Does driving like dad sound crazy? maybe it shouldn’t! Stop us if you’ve heard this one before, but your dad probably thinks he’s a better driver than you. A Harris Poll we commissioned found that: 85% of dads rated themselves as very good or fairly good drivers 72% of dads rated their children as very […]

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Infographic: Trends in Teen Driver Safety

Did you know that it’s National Teen Driver Safety Week? At DriversEd.com, basically every single week is devoted to teen driver safety. So naturally we couldn’t miss this opportunity to talk about helping teens be safer drivers. Trends in Teen Driver Safety Let’s begin with facts and figures. Check out the infographic below to see […]

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Preparing Your Teen Driver for the Road

Watching a newly licensed teen driver climb into the driver’s seat can be nerve-wracking business. If your teen is about to begin earning their license, you’ll want to make sure they’ll be ready to get behind the wheel. Before your teen starts driving, follow these tips from The Simple Dollar on how to prepare your […]

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