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Pay Attention: Why your Teen's Adolescent Brain is a Road Safety Issue

by Joshua on Oct 25, 2017.
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As a parent, if you think back to your formative years as a teenager you might well cringe at some of the things you said and did at the time, but there are scientific reasons why aspects of our behavior at that age are difficult to control. The timeline of brain development in young people becomes an issue when it comes to teens getting behind the wheel of their first car, as it can hamper their ability to react to a situation developing in front of them on the road. Scientific studies... Read More

Danger! Danger! Pokemon Go!

by Lisa on Aug 25, 2016.
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Pokemon Go, a new game released in July 2016 by Niantic Labs, is responsible for a litany of traffic accidents. Here’s a sample of 2016 summer headlines: "Pokemon Go Makes Driving A Lot More Dangerous":http://jalopnik.com/pokemon-go-makes-driving-a-lot-more-dangerous-1783377760, July 10, Jalopnik "Playing Pokemon Go Is Becoming Dangerous":http://jalopnik.com/pokemon-go-makes-driving-a-lot-more-dangerous-1783377760, July 9, New York Post "Death by Pokemon? Public Safety Fears Mount... Read More
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Helping Your Child to Pass the Drivers Tests: Part 2

by Joshua on Aug 16, 2013.
Filed under: Learner's Permit
Getting a first drivers license is an important time in any teenager's life as it marks a milestone in adolescence. As a part you want to assure that your child is safe when out on the roadways and this can be achieved by being a part of the testing and licensing process. In addition to assisting them in preparation for the vision exam, written tests and driving test you will also have an excellent opportunity to share wisdom and teach safe, defensive driving habits they will carry with them ... Read More

Helping Your Teen Prepare to Pass the Drivers Tests

by Joshua on Aug 14, 2013.
Filed under: Learner's Permit
Obtaining a first drivers license in an important time in a teenager's life and an exciting time for parents as their child begins the first steps towards adolescent. At the same time that is a positive and fun moment, it is also a critical chance for parents to prepare their child for safe driving practices that will carry with them in adulthood. Teen drivers account for a great percentage of the fatal accidents on roadways across the United States and this is greatly to do a lack of experie... Read More

Using a Parent-Teen Driving Contract to Assist in Passing the Drivers Test

by Joshua on Aug 05, 2013.
Filed under: Learner's Permit
While the use of a contract is not mandatory in any Department of Motor Vehicles for minors to receive a learners permit or license, many states are urging parents and teens to utilize this excellent study tool for passing the DMV tests. Teen drivers are five times more likely to be involved in an accident while driving and many of these are fatal, accounting for the largest numbers of deaths under the age of 18 in the United States. Many of these accidents main cause is inexperience and nerv... Read More