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Latest National Teen Driver Safety Week Stories

2013-10-29 08:22:48

More than 6 Million Safe Driving Commitments Made in Nine Days across North America BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Community members throughout the U.S. and Canada joined high school students, teachers and administrators in committing to safe driving during National Teen Driver Safety Week (Oct. 20-26). As part of Celebrate My Drive®, more than 6,000,000 safe driving commitments were made. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120803/MM51963LOGO) Celebrate My Drive...

2013-10-25 23:02:30

National Teen Driver Safety Week presents a good time for parents to reinforce the importance of safe driving habits. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 With National Teen Driver Safety Week upon us, it’s a good time for parents to once again stress to their children the importance of safe driving habits. That’s why Amica Insurance is sharing five tips to help keep teens out of harm’s way while they’re behind the wheel. More than 5,000 teens, ages 16-20, are killed in passenger...

2013-10-22 23:00:17

Michigan car accident attorney, Lawrence Buckfire stands behind National Teen Driver Safety Week to prevent auto injury and death to young drivers. Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The week of October 20-26 has been designated as the National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW). This annual event is an advocacy campaign that concentrates on safe driving practices for young adults. This year’s theme is “It takes Tow: Shared Expectations for Teens and Parents for Driving.”...

2013-10-22 12:21:44

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From texting and checking social media to changing music and talking with friends, teens admit to driving distracted at a much higher rate than their parents realize, a recent nationwide survey shows. The study, commissioned by Bridgestone Americas, found that parents significantly underestimated the driving distractions in which their teen engages. Teens are almost 25 percent more likely to engage in common distractions, such as socializing...

2013-10-21 16:21:03

Online driver education experts at Driving-Tests.org are encouraging teenagers and parents to get behind National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW) by offering free permit practice tests, a new parent-teen driver contract and helpful safety tips from October 20 - 26, 2013 WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In support of this year's National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW) from October 20-26, the online education experts at Driving-Tests.org are helping to raise awareness about the...

2013-10-21 16:20:47

Campaign Kicks Off With 'Watch Out Loud!' Teen Video Contest on Facebook CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- I Drive Safely, the nation's leading online provider of driver education training programs, today announced the launch of its ongoing campaign against Distracted Driving called "Heads Up, Hands on the Wheel," to help drivers understand the definition of distracted driving, the dangers that it imposes on their safety and those around them, and how to practice safer habits to...

2013-10-21 16:20:33

Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas Encourages Northridge Academy High School Students to Drive Distraction Free LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy (MBDA), a California DMV-certified teen driving school, joined forces with Impact Teen Drivers, California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles Police Department to support National Teen Driver Safety Week, October 20-26, 2013. The annual event helps promote teen driver safety with a focus on...

2013-10-21 16:20:16

UPS Road Code Safe Driving Program Educates Teens during National Teen Driver Safety Week ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As distracted driving remains the leading cause of death among 15- to 19- year olds in the United States, The UPS Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs of America continue to drive change across the country with UPS Road Code, a national program educating teens on safe driving techniques. Aiming to reduce the number of teen driver crashes, UPS Road Code is currently...

2013-10-21 12:21:26

Organizations partner in effort to take the IKnowEverything teen driver safety program's message directly to teens ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To expand the reach of The Century Council's IKnowEverything teen driver safety program, The Century Council today announced a formal partnership with Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). Developed to prepare teens to be safe when they get behind the wheel, IKnowEverything is an integrated...

2013-10-21 08:21:20

Shared Expectations for Teens and Parents for Driving is 2013 Theme ELK GROVE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ADEPT Driver, a California company that develops proven crash reduction programs, observed National Teen Driver Safety Week by launching its sponsorship of a new California State PTA Member Perk, which will offer discounts on teenSMART to California State PTA members. In recognition of the critical role parents and guardians play in teaching teens how to become safe...