How to Keep an Eye On Your Teen Driver

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How to Keep an Eye On Your Teen Driver
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Parents tend to worry about their teens when they start driving on their own, but thankfully there are ways to help mom and dad keep an eye on their kids and ensure they’re driving safely and responsibly. Continue Reading...

High Unemployment to Blame for Drop in Teen Driving

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High Unemployment to Blame for Drop in Teen Driving
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It’s a commonly held belief that young people are not interested in cars. As the narrative goes, they’d rather rely on public transportation and play with their iPhones than drive. But a new study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Highway Loss Data Institute tells a different story. Continue Reading...

Young People ‘Too Busy’ to get Driver’s License: Study

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Young People ‘Too Busy’ to get Driver’s License: Study
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Generation Y has been a huge pain in the neck for most automakers since youth don’t seem to be interested, or simply can’t afford to buy a new vehicle, and a new study hints at why young people aren’t interested in driving. Continue Reading...

Young Drivers More Likely to Fall Asleep Behind the Wheel: Study

Young Drivers More Likely to Fall Asleep Behind the Wheel: Study
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A recent report has shown that younger drivers are more likely to fall asleep behind the wheel, as one in seven drivers between the ages of 16 and 24 have fallen asleep at least once while driving during the past year.  Continue Reading...

Survey Shows Younger People Less Interested in Driving

Survey Shows Younger People Less Interested in Driving
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According to Michael Sivak, head of the Institute’s human factors group, the lower rate of license applications is “consistent with the hypothesis that access to virtual content through electronic means reduces the need for actual contact among young people.” Continue Reading...

Parents Push Teens To Drive Stick to Avoid Distracted Driving

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Just when an earlier study suggested that teenagers today prefer owning smartphones and electronic devices over owning a car, a local study by news channel Sacramento News10 revealed that there is a resurgence of manual transmission automobiles for young drivers. Worried about teen drivers texting and driving, parents have started a trend of purchasing stick… Continue Reading...

Top 5 Fastest Roads in America

Top 5 Fastest Roads in America
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America’s five fastest roads have been ranked and surprisingly, the average driver’s need for speed has been dampened. American’s are traveling more slowly than they were a few years ago, likely due to rising gas prices and increased traffic enforcement. The average speeder traveled 81 mph on America’s top ten fastest roads, which is down… Continue Reading...

New National Graduated Driver License Gives U.S. Teens Something to Rebel Against

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New National Graduated Driver License Gives U.S. Teens Something to Rebel Against
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Parents of teens have enough to worry about. A new bill that creates a national standard for young drivers that’s being lobbied in the U.S. could help ease at least one of their concerns. The result would be one standardized national graduated driver licensing (GDL) system that would replace the varying state-to-state programs in effect now…. Continue Reading...