The Dangers of Teenage Driving: Top 10 Risky Behaviors

By Dana Baker-Willams  Originally published at yourteenmag.com   The teenage years are an exciting time with new independence, later curfews and a physical independence in the form of a car—whether it’s as a new driver or as a passenger in a friend’s car.  It’s a time that can be both liberating and frightening for parents.
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3 Insurance Discounts for Parents of Teen Drivers

The moment your child begins driving a car is a major milestone. Unfortunately, it can be a costly one. Adding an extra driver has some unavoidable costs, such as paying more for gas or potentially having to buy a new car. Adding a young and inexperienced driver is also going to raise your insurance rates.
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7 Ways to Keep Your Teen Out of Trouble This Summer

“Summertime and the living is easy…” Well, not when you have teens and especially not if you work outside the home. The transition from school to summertime provides new opportunities for teens—and it can be challenging for some adolescents to cope with the change. Studies show that teens who haven’t tried drugs or alcohol are
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Fewer Riders Means Safer Teen Driving

Adult drivers may have few problems focusing on the road with passengers in the vehicle, but for teenage drivers, passengers can prove a deadly distraction, with each additional passenger increasing the risk of a crash, studies show. “A teen driver driving by himself or herself is twice as likely to have a fatal collision as
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Would You Know If Your Teen Was Drinking and Driving?

The percentage of teens in high school who drink and drive has decreased by more than half since 1991,* but more can be done. Nearly one million high school teens drank alcohol and got behind the wheel in 2011. Teen drivers are 3 times more likely than more experienced drivers to be in a fatal
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1st Arrest for Drunk Driving

https://www.facebook.com/family1st.io In the United States, the first laws against operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol went into effect in New York in 1910. In 1936, Dr. Rolla Harger, a professor of biochemistry and toxicology, patented the Drunkometer. In 1953, Robert Borkenstein, a former Indiana state police captain and university professor and
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Causa Cannabis

Recreational-use marijuana sales become legal January 1st onwards in California. While the news brings cheers to many, it also brings along a bundle of worries to some-  law enforcement and traffic safety officials. DUI or Driving Under Influence is not about booze alone, it can be under the influence of any illegal drugs, prescription medication
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