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2014-03-20 16:21:25

Free hands-on training session visits 12 U.S. cities NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Young drivers across the country will have a chance to learn potentially life-saving driving skills through the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience. The free program pairs classroom instruction with hands-on driving exercises to teach drivers how to better handle accident avoidance and the importance of eliminating distracted driving behaviors. The half-day workshop will travel...

2013-08-01 00:20:16

AAA Foundation Study Looks at Why Teens Are Delaying Rite of Passage WASHINGTON, August 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The majority of American teens today delay getting a driver's license, according to new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Less than half (44 percent) of teens obtain a driver's license within 12 months of the minimum age for licensing in their state and just over half (54 percent) are licensed before their 18th birthday, causing concern among safety...

2013-06-25 23:04:09

To obtain a driver's license in Ontario, each driver must go through a graduated licensing system. InsuranceHotline.com provides tips to help new drivers obtain a driver's license in Ontario. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Ontario uses a graduated licensing system that every driver must pass through in order to become fully licensed. New drivers will start with a G1 license, which is a learner’s permit. They can then, after a certain amount of time, take a road test for a G2 license....

2013-06-17 08:21:30

CHAMPLIN, Minn., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty percent of teen drivers will have a motor vehicle accident with the first six months of earning their license. That disturbing statistic has not budged in decades, despite vehicle safety improvements and a greater emphasis on responsible driving. A group of concerned adults recently decided to take action and implement a new approach to driving instruction. (http://www.drivesaferidesafe.com/#) Their efforts have culminated in the release of...

2013-05-09 23:23:57

Just in time for summer, iPhone and iPad users can now prep for the 2013 driver´s permit test with the help of DMV Genius. With over 200 questions based on each state's official Driver's Guide, the updated app offers a fresh outlook to the traditional handbook. Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Canadian developer Elegant E-Learning announced today that the updated version of DMV Genius, a driver's permit practice test tool is now available for download. Since launch in Spring of...

2013-03-06 23:02:42

The G1 license is a learner´s permit that allows new Ontario drivers to practice driving skills. Here is the set of restrictions for G1 drivers that help keep them safe as they learn to drive. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 The Ontario G1 driving restrictions are designed to keep new drivers safe on the road as they work on their driving skills. If you are planning on getting your G1 license this March break make sure to read up on the rules for G1 drivers that must be...

2012-08-31 06:20:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new law takes effect today, Aug. 31, requiring 16- and 17-year olds seeking their motorcycle licenses to first complete Pennsylvania's motorcycle safety training. Act 84, signed on July 2 by Governor Tom Corbett, requires these young riders seeking motorcycle licenses to first complete the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program's (PAMSP) Basic Rider Course (BRC), which is offered at nearly 70 sites across the state. The training is...

2012-05-17 02:20:54

With traffic crashes the leading cause of death for teens, making sure new drivers have a foundation in basic driving skills is critical to success behind the wheel ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the summer months ahead and many teens looking to complete their driver's education courses, AAA offers advice, resources and tips on selecting a quality driving school to help provide a solid foundation of driving skills for your teen. With new research...

2012-04-19 10:21:03

Primary seat belt laws mean even high-risk teens stay buckled up into adulthood PHILADELPHIA, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While most teens do buckle up when driving, new research shows that novice teen drivers who live in states with so-called "secondary enforcement" seat belt laws are less likely to use the life-saving devices than those in "primary enforcement" states. The research, conducted by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and State Farm®, is...

2012-03-22 06:20:27

PennDOT Urges Motorcyclists of All Skill Levels to Enroll in Free Safety Courses HARRISBURG, Pa., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With spring's arrival, PennDOT reminds motorcyclists of all skill levels that Pennsylvania residents with a motorcycle license or permit can enroll in a free course to enhance their riding skills through the 2012 Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program (PAMSP). The program offers courses for new and experienced riders at approximately 69...