Teens in the Driver Seat® is a peer-to-peer safety program for America’s youth. Too many teens are dying. Car crashes kill more young people than any other cause, accounting for nearly half of all teen deaths in America each year. About 2,800 U.S. teens die each year in car crashes; that’s the equivalent of … Continue reading Teens In The Driver Seat
Distracted driving is fast becoming one of the country's biggest health concerns. As more and more drivers text while on the road, distracted driving crashes are steadily increasing year over year. In fact, the Center For Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 9 people are killed every day in the U.S. and more than 1,000 injured in … Continue reading Distracted Driving
If you are in Texas you have felt the devastating floods and rain caused by Hurricane Harvey. We want to encourage our students and parents to stay safe. Many areas are still flooded and people are still without power and water. Here are some safety tips and things needed to keep you and your family … Continue reading Be Smart & Safe During Hurricane Harvey
Texas lawmakers are planning (once again) to introduce a bill banning texting and driving statewide, but will it become law? There have been several unsuccessful attempts to ban texting and driving in Texas, and while we know the practice is extremely dangerous, there still appears to be quite a bit of opposition. Both sides are ready to discuss their opposing … Continue reading Should Texas Ban Texting & Driving?
(Story via CNN) Laura Maurer said she is not the type to text while driving. Case in point: Two years ago, when she needed to send a text to a client who frequented her hair salon, she pulled over on a country road near her home in Brooklyn, Iowa, to send it. But when … Continue reading Driving While Distracted: Parents do it, too