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Drivers Ed Diary: Entry #3

[Written by DriversEd.com Contributing Writer Grace Keller, who is keeping an ongoing drivers ed diary for us, detailing her experiences going through one of our online drivers ed courses. Check out her earlier entries here and here.] I’m currently on the fourth lesson module of my online driver’s ed course. It’s definitely taking a sharp […]

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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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10 Online Teen Driver Resources That Will Make You a Better Driver

When new drivers first get on the road, one of the first things they learn is how much they still don’t know. No, it’s not because they didn’t pay enough attention in drivers ed; rather, because driving involves dealing constantly with unique and unpredictable situations, there’s a lot you can learn only once you’ve had […]

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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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Parents: Participate in National Teen Driver Safety Week this October

On behalf of the California Office of Traffic Safety October is a month of holiday fun and safe driving awareness October is not only a month for tricks and treats, it is also a time to talk to young drivers about behind-the-wheel safety. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, motor vehicle crashes […]

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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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Hands-free Texting is as Dangerous as Manual Texting

Now that drivers can use voice-to-text applications, the dangers of driving while texting are old news, right? Not really, unfortunately. It turns out that both manual and hands-free texting result in double the lag time that it takes drivers to react to basic driving conditions, such as a change in the traffic light from red […]

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Most Dangerous Times for Driving

Being safe and responsible for yourself and your passengers is the number one task for any driver. Even if you’re 100% sure that you are the best and safest driver on the whole planet, don’t forget about other drivers whose behind-the-wheel style can lead to collisions. Unfortunately, you can’t control others and their irresponsible behavior, […]

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