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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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Parents, it’s time to review your family’s summer driving habits

Teen Summer Driving By the Number

The most dangerous driving season of the year is here—what you and your teen should know From grad parties to family trips, reasons to be on the road this summer are plentiful. But as your family – and your teenagers – get behind the wheel, realize that the summertime is the most dangerous time of […]

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Teen Blogger Jett Roberts Picks up Defensive Driving Tips in his Interview with a DriversEd.com Instructor

DriversEd.com’s newest teen blogger Jett Roberts, 16, is a junior at Bishop O’ Dowd High School in Oakland, California. He’s in the process of getting his drivers license, and currently drives under adult supervision with a California permit. Jett says: “I’ve been driving for almost four months now, and I love it! I went through […]

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California Online Drivers Ed Diary: Entry #3

[Written by DriversEd.com contributing writer Alexis David, who is keeping an ongoing California online drivers ed diary for us, detailing her experience going through our California online drivers ed course.] I’ve been taking my drivers ed course in a very leisurely manner, which doesn’t help when I just want to get my permit already! Plus, […]

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One More Second: A Teen’s Review of eDriving’s New Defensive Driving Course

[eDriving's contributory teen writer Amy Tarczynski reviews eDriving's new defensive driving course, One More Second.] 1.2 million people die every year in road crashes. I know that’s terrifying, but scary numbers like that tend to fly right over my head. So, when I was asked to try out eDriving’s new online defensive driving course, One […]

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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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Facts About Distracted Driving: Tips From a Teen

[Written by eDriving's contributing teen writer Amy Tarczynski, who shares some key facts about distracted driving, along with her personal advice for staying focused on the road. Read Amy's last article about getting her drivers license.] April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This year, especially, road safety ought to be everyone’s top priority. 2016 brought a staggering 40,000 […]

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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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