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Can Homework Put Your Teen Driver at Risk?

Can Homework Put Your Teen Driver at Risk?

On average, most high school students are assigned as much as 17.5 hours of homework a week. And that is for the students taking basic level classes. The students who are taking honors courses can be assigned over 22 hours of homework a week. Because of this, a large number of students are staying up

Riding in Cars with Friends

Riding in Cars with Friends

As parents, your teen getting their license can be a stressful time. What’s even more stressful is allowing your teen to ride in a vehicle with another inexperienced driver or allowing other teens to ride with your inexperienced driver.   What can you do to make sure everyone in either situation is safe? Let your

Parking lots, a school danger zone.

Parking lots, a school danger zone.

According to the CDC, “The most common mode of travel to school is the family car. (46%)” This doesn’t always mean Mom and Dad are dropping the kids off at school. This means a decent amount of those drivers, especially in high school parking lots, are inexperienced, teen drivers.   This increases the dangers of

Safety tips for back to school driving.

Safety tips for back to school driving.

Summer is quickly coming to an end, and that means the amount of drivers on the roads will drastically increase. A decent number of those drivers will be under the age of 18. Back to school means a lot of children become pedestrians. This means you need to make sure your teen driver knows that

Facts of Distracted Driving

Facts of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a big concern for all drivers on the road. But it can be even more risky for an inexperienced teen behind the wheel. Here are some facts about distracted driving and steps you and your teen can take to help avoid them. There are 3 types of distraction: Manual: These distractions cause

3 Safe Driving Habits to Instill in Your Teen

3 Safe Driving Habits to Instill in Your Teen

Safety is the number one concern for parents when their teen is ready to hit the open road. The good news is parents have more control over our teens behind the wheel safety than we think. Obey the speed limit. Simple and to the point. Speeding is not only against the law but it can

4 Simple Rules for Your New Teen Driver

4 Simple Rules for Your New Teen Driver

    With so many big changes that happen in the teenage years, your teen getting their license is one of the biggest. And as much as we can talk about the rules and responsibilities that come along with getting behind the wheel, here are 4 rules you will want to make sure your teen

4 signs that your teen is ready to drive.

4 signs that your teen is ready to drive.

One of the biggest rights of passage as a teenager is getting their license and being able to drive on their own. But, while your teen is celebrating their huge accomplishment, you just might be secretly or not so secretly dreading it. Here are 4 ways to know if your teen is ready and responsible

Is your teen scared to start driving?

Is your teen scared to start driving?

Does the thought of driving scare your teen? If so, they are not alone. A decent percentage of teens are putting off driving until they are 18. While this might not  seem like a terrible thing as you don’t want a nervous teen behind the wheel, it can be cause for concern. Why? Because once