Idaho Teen Driving

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Smart Steering Wheel Helps Keep Eyes on the Road

SMARTwheel is the first smart steering wheel that keeps your hands at 10 and 2 and the driver’s attention on the road. It seems adults and teens alike use their cellphone in the car, but according to the DMV, it’s one of the riskiest distracted driving activities. Texting clocks in at the longest “eyes off the […]

Michelin is donating $100,000 to Scholarship America, Promoting Safe Teen Driving

Michelin is donating $100,000 to Scholarship America, Promoting Safe Teen Driving

Michelin North America Inc. is donating $100,000 to Scholarship America on behalf of news anchor Katie Couric’s involvement in the tiremaker’s #SharingSafety campaign. During National Teen Driver Safety Week in October, Couric teamed up with Michelin to create a video that shared her safe-driving story and advice. In just under two months, the video received […]

Is your vehicle ready for winter?

    View the original PDF from State Farm, get some winter driving tips, and check the supplies and storage of your emergency supplies.

Parenting Your Teen Through the Dangers of Driving

Parenting Your Teen Through the Dangers of Driving, is a video for parents, by safe teen driving advocate Tim Hollister, whose seventeen-year-old son Reid died in a one-car crash in Connecticut on December 2, 2006. In the video, Hollister shares his moving story in an effort to help prevent other parents from suffering the same tragic […]

Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

Here are a few tips to keep you safe this winter: Visit your mechanic for a tune-up and other routine maintenance to avoid breakdowns due to serviceable problems. Always put safety first by buckling up, every ride, every time. Stay alert, and try to avoid driving in hazardous conditions. Remember these safety rules if you […]

PSA: Drive Safe, Belts On

A message sponsored by the Idaho Transportation Department

The Seat Belts Save Challenge Deadline Has Been Extended

THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 6, 2015! Three schools will win $1500 and an all-expenses-paid trip to a national conference. Click here for registration and information links. Rules The rules of the challenge are outlined below. To participate in the NOYS Seat Belts Save Challenge, schools must adhere to these rules and deadlines. Failure […]

National Teen Driver Safety Week Recap

National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) kicked off National Teen Driver Safety Week by welcoming more than 100 youth and advisors from 22 states to the Teen Safe Driving Summit in Washington, DC, October 16-20, 2015. If you missed this year’s summit, you can catch the photo recap on storify, and NOYS CEO, Anita Boles, shares […]

Safest used cars for teen drivers

Safest used cars for teen drivers

Parents buying cars for teenage drivers tend to focus on safety given that the fatal accident rate for teenagers is three times that for all other drivers. Now the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has come out with a recommended list of safest used cars for teens. Among the list are: 2012 Honda Accord $10,900 2007 […]


Drive 2N2 is a simple habit – 2 eyes on the road and 2 hands on the wheel. This can help reduce distracted driving and help new drivers build confidence on the road at the same time. Car crashes are the #1 killer of teens. And the first year of driving is the most dangerous. […]

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