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The Driving Experience Rolls Through the Gateway City

06/24/2015

Our Driving Experience tour is continuing to roll along, and we had a great stop last weekend in St. Louis. Despite a patch of inclement weather, we hosted more than 120 teens and their families at Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday. The skid pad module is always a big hit with our teen drivers. In this exercise, our participants learn valuable maneuvers and techniques behind the wheel in the event of a hydroplaning situation. Car maintenance and vehicle dynamics also were...

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Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience Rocks North Texas

06/12/2015

We had a blast this past weekend at our Driving Experience in Arlington! Even though it was graduation time and the first weekend of summer break for many people in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, we still had more than 250 awesome teens and their parents join us at Globe Life Park. Everyone looked like they had a blast learning how to control the car, rules of the road, car care tips, and ways to eliminate distracted driving. The Texas heat didnâ€...

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Great Start to the 2015 Driving Experience Tour

05/20/2015

We officially kicked off the 2015 Driving Experience tour in Salt Lake City! We had a blast teaching young drivers how to drive defensively and equipping them with knowledge needed to be a great driver. Our talented group of instructors were pumped to get the tour started in SLC. The support from the community as a whole was overwhelming. It looks like our teen drivers had just as much fun as we did skidding,braking and lane changing their way to...

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Driving with Friends

04/02/2015

Driving alone is boring. I was always the first to volunteer to drive my group of friends anywhere. We would pile in the car, turn the music up loud and hit the road. What I didn’t realize is how many distractions my friends created for me. They argued over which song to play while laughing, squealing and eating. You name it, and they were doing it. It was so hard to stay focused and keep my eyes on the...

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Rain Check: Do You Know How to Drive in April Showers?

04/02/2015

​April showers bring May flowers. April showers also bring the daunting task of driving in the rain. Rain is a factor in many accidents every year. It is very important to know what safety precautions you should take in wet weather to prevent accidents from happening. Remember that rain creates slick roads and low visibility. Don’t forget to turn on your headlights, keep a reasonable distance between you and other drivers and allow for extra time on your trip...

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The Social Event of the Year

04/02/2015

It’s prom! The boys usually just roll their eyes but to us girls, it can be one of the biggest social events of the year. There are so many decisions to make. What color should my dress be? Where are we eating dinner? Should I wear my hair up or down? Flats or heels? All of these choices are vital to the perfect prom, but there is one question that trumps them all: How are we getting there? Your...

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TDS 2015 Driving Experience Tour

04/02/2015

Since you’re already at our website, you’re probably well aware that teens like yourself will have another chance to learn potentially life-saving driving skills through the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience. In short, the free program pairs classroom instruction with hands-on driving exercises to teach teen drivers how to better handle accident avoidance and the importance of eliminating distracted driving behaviors. The half-day workshop will travel to 11 cities throughout the US, hosting its first stop at the...

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