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2014-09-11 16:20:42

Groups recognized for their sustained efforts to help save young lives ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council today announced two winners of its 6(th) annual Teen Driving Safety Leadership Awards, supported by the General Motors Foundation. The Council will honor Gordy Pehrson of the Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety, and the Nebraska-based Norfolk Panther JOOI (Junior Optimist Octagon International) Clubs....

2014-09-09 23:11:45

Each day in the United States, people are killed and injured in crashes that are reported to involve distracted driving, many due to cellphone use. Journeyworks Publishing’s new title offers tips and tricks for stowing the phone and staying safe on the road. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Who are the most frequent offenders of talking on a cellphone while driving? Teens. Who are they talking to? Their parents. We know being distracted by our cell phones while driving is...

2014-09-08 08:21:25

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a new alliance between ADEPT Driver and Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy, students of the Los Angeles-based academy will now benefit from the scientifically proven teenSMART crash reduction program. The teenSMART program was created by ADEPT Driver, a California company that uses scientific methods to develop crash reduction programs that are proven to be effective. The Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy now includes teenSMART's curriculum...

2014-08-26 08:22:54

States share how to keep novice drivers focused on the road WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As young drivers head back to school, a new Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) report explores the problem of teen distracted driving and highlights promising policies designed to address it. According to the most recent data, teens represent the largest proportion of drivers who are distracted at the time of a fatal crash. These crashes impact not only the distracted teen...

2014-08-14 23:02:16

Teens in Florida will experience more of the Dori Slosberg Foundation’s teen driving programs due to a grant from The Allstate Foundation to continue their mission to create safer young drivers. Boca Raton, FL. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Teens in Florida will experience more of the Dori Slosberg Foundation’s teen driving programs due to a grant from The Allstate Foundation to continue their mission to create safer young drivers. This grant will be used to advance safe teen driving...

2014-08-14 08:20:28

~ Nation's Top Drivers to Experience the Power of Video and its Impact on Safe Driving SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam Inc.), a global leader in delivering video-based driver safety and compliance solutions, announced today that it is a sponsor of the National Truck Driving Championships, which will take place on Aug. 14-16 at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. More than 400 top professional truck drivers from across the...

2014-07-08 08:21:07

Governors Highway Safety Association and The Allstate Foundation partner to identify initiatives key to reversing unbelted teen fatalities WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Buckling up has always been a simple action that dramatically increases a person's chances of surviving a crash, but more than half of teen drivers killed in 2012 failed to use a seat belt. What's more shocking is that this number has increased by six percent over the last three years. And worse, teen...

2014-06-21 23:04:10

Access2Drive is the latest top notch driving school to open its doors to the Brooklyn community. In addition, they have operations in Queens and Long Island offering the highest quality driving instruction for cars, CDL licenses, buses, motorcycles and much more. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 When it comes to driving instructions, it makes perfect sense to go to the best, and one of the best is Access2Drive driving school. With the recent announcement of this high regarded driving...

2014-06-18 08:21:10

ProSight Selects SmartDrive® Systems as the Company's Partner in Delivering SecureFleet(SM) Exclusively to ProSight Long Haul Trucking, Charter and School Bus and Taxi Customers Nationwide MORRISTOWN, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProSight Specialty Insurance(®) ("ProSight"), a leader in providing responsive insurance solutions for the transportation industry and SmartDrive(®) Systems ("SmartDrive"), a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and...

2014-06-07 23:02:05

Leader in online education to fund the development of 100+ community-based driver education programs in US Public Libraries. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Today, Driving-Tests.org launched a new public service initiative - the Community Based Online Driver Education Program - to provide public libraries with funding for the development of high-quality online driver education programs. In response, Amie Thomas, MLS, the Public Services Administrator at the Brownsburg Public Library...