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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Having a Job in High School: How Many Hours Should Your Teen Work?

By Bryan Johnston Originally published at yourteenmag.com   I have a fifteen-year-old son, and I have told him that by this time next year he will have a part-time job. The news continuously highlights stories of students graduating from college with mountains of debt that takes decades to pay off. Anything we can do to
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Progressive Parenting

Your children’s safety and whereabouts remain a #1 concern on your daily to-do list. Progressive parents striving to ensure their children’s safety during unfamiliar times are encouraged to be more aware of their children’s habits, routines and locations.  Family1st.io is here to help parents navigate the terrain of raising children in a mobile society. Instead
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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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App Comparison

There are a number of apps available to parents, which are used to monitor the whereabouts of their teens and adolescents. Though all the tracking apps appear to be equal, unfortunately that is far from being accurate. How does MaTrack compare with some of the popular tracking apps you may wonder? We have made a
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Think Before Speeding

Speeding is very tempting for new drivers. Teens are testing the waters and trying to gain life experience. Some mistakes can be made up for, and sadly, some can not. The consequences for speeding can be severe, including death. Teens in the United States die in driving accidents  at twice the rate of teens in
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