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Posts Tagged ‘teen driving safety’

Required viewing for drivers everywhere: ‘From One Second to the Next’

Posted Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Famed director Werner Herzog’s powerful new documentary about texting and driving has already reached more than 1.5 million views on YouTube and is bringing even more attention to the dangers of distracted driving. The film, “From One Second to the Next” was made in conjunction with cell phone providers AT&T and Verizon, and is being […]

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How much do parents influence their teen driver’s safety?

Posted Monday, February 6th, 2012

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, states that have adopted Graduated Drivers Licensing programs (GDL) have seen accident rates drop anywhere from 10 to 30 percent among teenage drivers. The GDL restrictions vary from state to state, but typically include passenger limits for new drivers as well as curfew hours in which the […]

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Every 15 Minutes Program delivers emotional message to Bay Area teens

Posted Friday, October 21st, 2011

Last spring, a “Healthy Kids Survey” was given to Piedmont and Millennium high school students. Shockingly, students self-reported that 48 percent of juniors had driven a car after they had been drinking or had been in a car driven by a friend who’d been drinking. Hoping to reverse the trends revealed in that survey, the […]

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