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Category Archives: teen driving

Early School Start Means More Crashes for Teens, According to Study

Teen drivers who sleep in are involved in fewer car crashes, according to a study. Chesterfield and Henrico counties in Virginia offered researchers an experiment. The counties have similar ethnic characteristics and socioeconomic characteristics, however high school starts at 8:45am in Henrico, and at 7:30am in Chesterfield. The rate of accidents among 16- to 18-year […]

Parents: Speak Early, Speak Often about Teen Driving Safety

Car crashes are the leading cause of teen deaths in New York State. An involved parent can help cut a teen’s risk in half. As a parent, you have the greatest influence over your teen’s driving. Take these steps to talk with your teen about driving safety: •    Speak Early about Driving Safety: Speak about […]

10 Deadly Mistakes Teen Drivers Make

1. Risk Taking: it’s important to know that it can happen to you. Having the mindset that it will never happen to you or you are too smart to make a stupid decision are excuses we hear all too often. Car crashes are the leading cause of injury and death for people ages 15 to 20. […]