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2011-02-15 00:02:57

New regulations in Texas require individuals over 18 and under 25 years old to take a 6 hour Adult Drivers Education course. DriversEd.com has received approval to offer the course which will provide some compelling benefits to future drivers. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2011 DriversEd.com has received approval from the Texas Education Agency to provide a drivers education course exclusively for adults. The course, mandatory in Texas for individuals over 18 and under 25 years old, is...

2011-02-07 23:01:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major expansion of the Ford Driving Skills for Life program, teens in high schools spanning 15 states will learn proper driving skills through hands-on driving clinics with professional drivers at their own high school parking lots The program - an award-winning, free driver's education program - offers hands-on driving clinics, web training, contests and other interactive tools to teach new drivers safe driving skills The Ford Motor Company...

2011-01-11 00:00:44

Already recognized as a national industry leader, the Washington driving school recently announced its finalized deal with the 911 Driving School. Redmond, Wash. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 10, 2011 After months of working on the friendly acquisition, The Driver Training Group (TDTG) publicized its controlling interest in 911 Driving School's franchising business. Now owning the right to sell new 911 franchises, TDTG also controls the brand, marketing, technology and curriculum. This purchase...

2010-12-03 09:00:00

Family, Close Friends Urged to Get Involved, Pay Attention, Talk with Older Drivers HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the number of crashes involving older drivers on the rise in Pennsylvania, the departments of Transportation and Insurance remind residents that it's essential for older drivers and their family members to speak openly about what they'll do when it is time to hang up the keys for safety's sake. "It's a conversation that most people are not...

2010-12-01 07:35:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The age group with the highest accident rate over all other groups is 16-year-olds. The leading cause of death for US teenagers is car accidents, which account for more than one in three deaths in this age group. Statistically, they are the most expensive to insure and as such, their premiums for automobile insurance are the highest. Here are tips on how to keep costs down for young drivers while keeping them safer. There are regulations that drop...

2010-10-12 08:05:00

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Wisconsin empowers parents to get involved with their teens' learning-to-drive process with the launch of its new teen driver safety website, TeenDriving.AAA.com. The interactive site helps parents and teens manage the complex coming-of-age process by providing users with specific information based on where they live and where they are in the learning process - from preparing to drive (pre-permit) through the learner's permit and solo driving....

2010-10-07 06:50:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Automobile accidents are the leading cause of death for 15 to 20-year-olds. Teenagers who are 16 years old have the highest crash rate than any other age group and are three times more likely to die in an accident than the average of all drivers. Statistics like these are the reason behind the high insurance rates for teens. However, there are some ways to keep costs down. AutomobileInsurance.net gives tips for families interested in saving money on their...

2010-09-28 09:10:00

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of the Second National Distracted Driving Summit recently held in Washington DC, Smith System, the leader in professional driver training, today announced a substantial savings on its distracted driving video entitled Are You Playing with a Full Deck? The video shows how distractions such as cell phones and texting affect our ability to concentrate on the changes in traffic patterns. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

2010-06-15 09:00:00

Stronger Laws, Better Data and Greater Focus Among Findings WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released a new report that provides the first comprehensive look at state activities and programs to address the growing problem of distracted driving. The report, "Curbing Distracted Driving: 2010 Survey of State Safety Programs," details a host of approaches states are implementing. The survey found that states are...

2010-04-15 14:16:20

Kansas State University researchers are discovering the challenges aging creates for drivers. To help improve traffic safety, K-State engineers identified the characteristics of older drivers in Kansas and the types of crashes they are involved in. Their research found most car accidents involving older drivers occur during the daytime and are more severe, often ending in injury or fatality, than those for younger populations. With this knowledge, the researchers will follow up with a study...


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