By Guest Author: Paul Colley Car crashes are one of the leading causes of death of people between the ages of 15 to 20 years in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, car accidents cause 36 percent of “all deaths in this age group A study conducted by the Children’s Hospital
How to Handle Your Teenager’s First Car Accident By Guest Author: Marie Sulenski All parents worry about their teen drivers getting into a car accident. Joanne Helperin of Edmunds Inc. told Disney Family that, statistically speaking, there’s a good chance a teen driver will be involved in an accident during the first 12 months of driving.
Teen Car Insurance and Driver Safety Guide By Guest Author: Kerry Blake It’s a well known fact that teen drivers take more risks on the road than drivers over the age of twenty. But many people do not realize just to what extent teens have problems with driving safely, and what exactly can be done
Get Your Teen Ready for the Open Road By Guest Author, Marcus Beatty Younger drivers, those under 20 years of age, are three times as likely to be involved in an accident, reports the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. You have enough on your mind with a new teenage driver without worrying about the car
It’s National Teen Driver Safety Week and parents across the nation struggle with how to address tough topics with their teens, but one of the most important topics to talk about is frequently forgotten — how to drive safely. Motor vehicle crashes are the number one killers of teens in America. In 2011, 2,105 teen
This week marks National Teen Driver Safety Week from October 20-26. According to teendriversource.org, “Motor vehicle crashes are the No.1 cause of death for adolescents.” This year’s theme is “It Takes Two: Shared Expectations for Teens and Parents for Driving,” and focuses on ways that parents and their teens can work together to increase safety
Car entrapment is a serious threat on the road. Whether it’s due to flood, fire, or car accident, seconds count when it comes to escaping your vehicle. For Donna Uzzi, the tragic death of her son, Anthony, in a car accident that flipped the vehicle he was in into a canal was a wake-up call
The resqme Safety Blog is introducing our Guest Post feature. Our first post concerns teen driving–a major issue as students go back to school this Fall. Author: Natalie Jeurgens Teaching your teen to drive can be a terrifying lesson in letting go of parental anxiety and fostering your child’s independence. It is reasonable to be worried,