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Bridgestone Releases Student-Made PSAs to Encourage Safe Driving

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2013) -In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Bridgestone Americas is proud to announce the release of safe driving PSAs created by teenagers in the 2012 Teens Drive Smart Video Contest. The Bridgestone program empowers teens to. . .

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Young and Talented: Former Video Finalist Featured

When it comes to the performing and visual arts, Andy Checketts has proven to be quite versatile. Despite only being 17 years old, Checketts has written and recorded his own music, won an art contest, been a finalist in a national. . .

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Mobile web continues as an increasing distraction for U.S. drivers

Bad news for people hitting the road this holiday season texting and surfing the internet while driving are on the rise with almost half of young people in the US admitting to surfing the web via their phone while driving.

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Teen drunk driving declines as gas prices rise

There’s a serious upside to high gasoline prices: a significant decrease in teenagers driving while drunk.

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National Teen Driver Safety Week

The 6th annual National Teen Driver Safety Week is set for October 14-20 this year. The week was established by the U.S. Congress in 2007. Two lawmakers from Pennsylvania wanted to encourage awareness and change after a series of car. . .

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Amanda Bynes Ordered by Judge Not to Drive

Amanda Bynes has officially been asked to put away her car keys.

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Bridgestone Americas Names Winners in the Teens Drive Smart Video Contest

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2012)—Paying for college just got a little easier for the winners of the Bridgestone Americas Teens Drive Smart Video Contest. Param Bodiwala of Norcross, Ga. has been awarded the top prize—a $25,000 college scholarship.  His winning. . .

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Researchers weigh in on the issue of distracted driving

Distracted driving was the hot topic at this year’s Lifesavers conference on highway safety priorities in Orlando, Florida. Besides the session on technologies to prevent distracted driving that we spoke at, there were a number of other discussions last. . .

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Confessions of a Driving Instructor

PM contributor Mac Demere spent thousands of hours in the passenger’s seat while trying to teach terrifying teenagers to drive or letting amateur motorists test the differences between good and great tires. It’s the kind of gig that. . .

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This Is The First Totaled 2013 Dodge Dart

They’ve barely made it to dealer lots, but it appears an intoxicated 16 year old has already managed to crash a 2013 Dodge Dart into a house in Rochester Hills, MI.

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