TEENS BEHIND THE WHEEL

When it comes to parenting, it is said that over-involvement in your teenager’s life can be counter-productive. My mother would disagree, as would most grandmothers from her generation who ruled with an iron fist and a stingy flyswatter. Why did parents of my generation think they could do it better? Oh well, at least we…

Driving Tips for New Drivers

It scares the bajeezus out of me that kids don’t have driver education offered in high school like they did when I was a kid. Driver education is definitely not like it was back in the 70’s. Now, teens are not even required to attend a driving school. They can do a parent taught driver…

5 To Drive

In October, 2013, during National Teen Driver Week, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) unveiled a new campaign that challenges parents to discuss five critical driving practices with their teen drivers. These five critical practices can have the greatest beneficial impact in the event of a crash. Which is, in…

Bad weather!!!

[youtube qnOM_7mRF90] Driving in bad weather is a major cause of accidents around the country, wow, betcha ya didn’t know that, right?! When it ices over drivers act like it’s the start of the apocalypse. They slam on their brakes on iced over bridges and over passes. “WOOHOO! GET READY FOR THE RIDE!” All you…