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Oh the Places You’ll Go (Via the Interstate)

09/08/2016

There’s nothing like the freedom of a driver’s license. Just that one piece of plastic can open up a whole new world of possibilities for a teen. From driving yourself to school to taking a road trip across the country, a license allows for infinite travel possibilities. However, to travel far, you must learn how to drive on the interstate or freeway. Have you ever thought about how the entire United States is connected by veins of concrete...

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Keeping Your Cool Behind the Wheel this Summer

06/22/2016

No class, no homework…only a few summer reading books here and there. You’ve got the time and freedom to hang out with your friends, take exciting road trips and bask in the sun all you want. We all love living easy during summertime, but with that freedom also comes consequence and responsibility. The months of June, July and August are rated as the deadliest driving months for teens for a reason. AAA took a hard look at data...

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The Talk

10/22/2015

Parents, it may be a conversation your teen doesn’t want to have with you, but it’s important to have “the talk” with your teen—the talk about safe driving that is. It’s the perfect time to start this conversation since October 18-24 is Teen Driver Safety Week. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for teens aged 15-19 in America, and in 2013 alone, 2,614 teen drivers were...

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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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