Tag: Teenage Driver

Teenage Driving. Its’ All About The Speed.

With all the hype and awareness going on about teen texting and driving, we forgot all about speeding. This is arguable even more critical than distracted driving. Movies such as Fast & Furious 1 through 6 and now 7, make speeding and drag racing appear to be very cool and really tempting. Meanwhile, fatal teen crashes are ticking up from 30% to 33% for 2011. The...

Have A Teenage Driver? Know The Laws Of Your State And Talk About Them Together

Getting a license is a big and exciting deal in your teen’s life, so share in the experience by acknowledging the accomplishment and be supportive of your teen’s growing independence. However, make certain that you discuss the responsibility that comes along with this achievement as well. Here are some key points to think about: Start Sooner Than Later – Start to initiate the driving dialogue...

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Every April, the National Safety Council has promoted Distracted Awareness Month and its’ message is to encourage the public to start driving without the use of a cell phone. This year’s theme “What were you thinking?” focuses on educating the public on the distraction to the brain from a cell phone conversation while driving, whether it is a handheld or hands-free device. It is estimated...

Good Grades? That May Save You $$ On Your Next Insurance Bill

  Listing your teenager driver on your auto insurance policy more than likely has you paying a higher rate for your inexperienced operator. Is your teenager a good student? What if I told you that you may be eligible for a good student discount on that policy? The good news is that it could save you up to 15% on your bill.  There are two...