Why You Should Consider Creating A Teen Driving Contract

By Your Teen Magazine Originally published at yourteenmag.com   TIPS FOR A PARENT TEEN DRIVING CONTRACT Your teenager has just gotten their driver’s permit and you want to make sure that your teen will be a safe and competent driver. That means taking the appropriate steps— including a great driver’s ed class, following your state’s graduated
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Using Your Phone While Driving? Putting the Brakes on Distracted Driving

Originally published at yourteenmag.com By Sandra Gordon It used to be fiddling with the car radio that distracted drivers. Today, glance around at any red light, and you’ll see a different problem—drivers on their phones checking email or using Spotify. A 2017 survey by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) found that
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16 and Safe?

Has your teen recently reached that milestone of 16 candles?  That special time of celebration for any teen – later curfews, more opportunities, and finally obtaining the coveted driver’s license – a first taste of freedom in their journey to adulthood.  But this freedom comes with the responsibility of being a safe citizen on our
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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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Tracking devices – A win for both insurance companies and families

Tracking for safety sake has become a must have in today’s chaotic world. Companies have taken that step in trying to make it compulsory for their vehicles to be installed with tracking devices. This helps make sure their drivers are safe, which in turn helps companies reduce cost. This thought has trickled down to regular
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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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8 Tips for Keeping Your Teen Traveler Safe

As excited as any teenager is to travel without parental supervision, a trip abroad can be nerve-wracking for parents left at home anxiously waiting to hear whether their teen is safe. Here’s a hint for those parents: you’re gonna wait a long time before you’ll get a phone call from a teenager who’s traveling. Protect
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