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Texas’ New Driving Laws

28 Oct

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New Driving Laws in Texas Texas recently passed more strict driving laws for both teens and those with DWI’s in the hopes to keep its roads safer. Some are asking how to adjust to these new laws, but we have a simple answer for you: defensive driving. The best way to avoid a pricey ticket […]

6 Apps That Help Prevent Texting While Driving

2 Sep

You keep hearing it, you may even see it, and now almost everyone in American with a smartphone knows that texting while driving is dangerous. But that doesn’t stop most of us from doing it, especially teenage drivers. In fact, an average of 9 Americans a day die in a crash caused by distracted driving, […]

How Should You Insure Your Teenage Driver?

25 Aug

Insuring Your Teenage Driver It will not be cheap to insure your teenage driver, unfortunately. However, according to InsuranceQuotes.com, the cost for your teenager will be significantly less if he or she is added onto your plan rather than getting his or her own. On average, adding your teenage to your policy will raise your rate […]

Why Texas Parents Make the Best Driving Teachers

9 Oct

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Parents teach their children how to walk, talk, eat, and journey into adulthood. So it should come as no surprise that parents make the best teachers of driver education as well! The Texas Department of Public Safety allows drivers education to be completed outside the classroom as long as part of the course is part […]

What NOT to Do at a Stop Sign

21 Aug

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Recently, multiple teen fatalities have been caused by drivers running stop signs through major highways. Rumors in some communities suggest that running the signs may be intentional and drivers may be participating in a dare or challenge encouraged by peers. Regardless of the reason, hundreds of thousands of car accidents occur each year when drivers run […]

Teen Driving Safety Week

23 Oct

October 20-26 is National Teen Driver Safety Week and this year’s theme is “It Takes Two: Shared Expectations for Teens and Parents for Driving.” With an emphasis on parent involvement, the hope is that parents will teach their teens all aspects of safe driving instead of just the basics. This infographic, created by American Safety […]

National School Bus Safety Week

23 Oct

Cesar Davila’s winning poster. Photo courtesy NAPT.org Every year in the third week of October, National School Bus Safety Week is celebrated across the country. The theme for this year is “Stay Back from the Yellow and Black.” The week is sponsored by the National School Transportation Association, the National Association of State Directors of Pupil […]

Essential Tips For Back To School Safety

19 Aug

Essential Tips For Back To School Safety Back to school safety isn’t just for kids and their parents; it affects everyone in the community. Children wait at bus stops near busy roads during rush hour, and buses share the road with us all. Now that school is back in session, it is important for everyone […]

Teens Focus of New OSHA Multi-year Summer Job Safety Campaign

7 Jul

The Summer Job Safety Campaign, recently launched by OSHA, is a multi-year project to increase awareness about workplace hazards and provide possible solutions to those hazards, for young workers and their parents. The campaign focuses on industries in which young people are likely to work during their high school and college years. The first year […]