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Drowsy driving – Know the facts. Spread the word.

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Falling asleep at the wheel, it’s a HUGE risk for teen drivers. Here’s some important information for you to know and share!

In a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, researchers observed 21,292 crashes that occurred in the United States from 2009 – 2013. From their study, they found that drowsy drivers are involved in an estimated 6% of all crashes and 21% of all fatal crashes.

Spring showers bring slippery roads and hazardous driving conditions?

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Everyone is done and tired of winter. We sure are! Now we just have to go through this weird transition period called spring before we get to all that awesome heat! While spring flowers bring May flowers, it also brings

Distracted Driving – A bigger problem than we thought

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

In a recent study, the AAA Foundation announced that teen distracted driving could be more widespread than previously believed. According to the foundation, teen drivers were inattentive or engaged in some other non-driving related activity in 58% of all observed crashes.

Best Apps to Help With Teen Drivers

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Trusting your teen with the car (and their lives) can be a harrowing experience. Especially considering over 1,000 people per day are killed or injured in distracted driving accidents*. Luckily, there are a few apps on the market to ensure teens drive safe and steer clear of distractions like text messages and cell phones calls while monitoring their safe driving habits.

Spring Activity Ideas

Friday, March 6th, 2015

With all this crazy snow going around, we almost forget that spring time is coming up! We have some great activity ideas that can help you spread the message about safe driving this spring.

Catch the CRZY Fall Seat Belt Results

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Twenty-one schools participated in the Fall Catch the CRZY seat belt activity. Here are the results by state and overall.

Technology and Distracted Driving

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Technology is amazing. I am always in awe of the latest gadgets that come out that help simplify or better organize our lives. But at what point does technology actually hinder us? Especially behind the wheel.

Are You Smarter Than a Bobblehead?

Monday, January 5th, 2015

These bobbleheads know their stuff when it comes to safe driving. Do you? Take the five quizzes and see where you stand against A-Aron, Lauren, and Jake, the smartest bobbleheads we know!

Riding Shotgun is Riding Awesome

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

You’re heading to the movies with your friend and suddenly the car jerks into another lane. You look over from your Snapchat account and realize he’s not paying attention because his favorite song just came on and he’s playing air guitar. What do you do? Yell at him? Grab the wheel? Punch him?

Actually, none of these are suggested. Over-reacting in a dangerous situation can make it worse by causing the driver to over-correct the vehicle. What you should do is get the driver’s attention quickly, but not in a way that may make them nervous or anxious.