Tag: Distracted Driving

Distractions and Teen Drivers

PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED We know what you’re thinking. The idea of talking to your son or daughter about distracted driving probably has you rolling your eyes — and your teen responding in kind. We get it. It can seem like it’s a conversation that will fall on deaf ears, but like any important discussion you have with your kids, it resonates more than you know....

Danger - Distracted Driving!

We’ve all been in a room full of teenagers — between the animated chatter, loud music, and texting back and forth, they’re a force to be reckoned with. Cram all of that energy into the cramped confines of a car and it can get dangerous fast. Statistics from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute show that when teen drivers have two or more passengers,...

Parental Guidance Suggested

We know what you’re thinking. The idea of talking to your son or daughter about distracted driving probably has you rolling your eyes — and your teen responding in kind. We get it. It can seem like it’s a conversation that will fall on deaf ears, but like any important discussion you have with your kids, it resonates more than you know. The National Highway...

The cell phone dilemma: Three ways you can help your teen avoid distracted driving

More than three out of four kids aged 12 to 17 own a cell phone and have access to the internet from a mobile device, according to research from the Pew Research Internet Project. The average U.S. teen sends and receives more than 30 texts per day. Considering how much time today's teens spend staring into a tiny screen, the numbers aren't all that surprising....