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Teen Driving Safety: Teens Speak Up About Driving, Texting, Parents and Drivers’ Ed

Over the past six weeks, AOL Autos has been delving into the topic of teen driving: the scope of the problem, the role driver’s education plays in the process, and what parents can do help their teens master their driving skills. But one important voice was missing: That of the teens themselves. Read the entire […]



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Neighborhood Traffic Safety – It’s No Accident!

We hear the word “Accident” often. Anytime a crash occurs or child is hit by a car we hear it referred to as an accident. Yet how many tragedies are accidents? If a driver is exceeding the speed limit on a neighborhood street, or any roadway for that matter, and hits a child crossing the […]



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TWO THIRDS OF TEEN DRIVERS DON’T KNOW BASIC AUTO REPAIR

According to survey results conducted by AutoMD, parents say their teens are “clueless” or “average” when it comes to basic auto repair. Read the full article here



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U of M Working Toward Safer Drivers

Safer drivers are a U of M study.  Toward that end, the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute is kicking off 14 weeks of vehicle safety research with regard to teen drivers.   Read the entire story by selecting this link.



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Idaho News: Blackfoot Bans Texting and Driving

Blackfoot joins Twin Falls, Meridian, and Rexburg to ban texting while driving.  The ordinance clearly defines texting as using an electronic wireless communications device to communicate using a text-based communication including test messages, instant messages or electronic mail.   Read the entire story by selecting this link.



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ITD to support in ‘Donate Life’ month

April has been designated as National Donate Life Month in an effort to educate people about the need for donation, clear up long standing myths and misconceptions and to honor the donors who have saved and improved the lives of those waiting for an organ or tissue.  



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The most beautiful seatbelt advocacy commercial ever

A beautiful portrayal of how seat belts can save your life.



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Is Digital Revolution Driving Decline in U.S. Car Culture?

Shift toward fewer young drivers could have repercussions for all marketers. The internet has wreaked havoc on the music industry, airlines and media, but it just may be doing the same thing to automobiles. Read More



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Prom and Safe Teen Driving

Each year, spring school rituals such as prom and graduation begin with so much excitement and promise yet end in tragedy for hundreds of teen drivers and their passengers.



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Stop Repeat Offenders with Ignition Interlock

MADD is calling on states to stop repeat offenders by enacting ignition interlock legislation to strengthen drunk driving laws.




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