We quote a lot of facts and statistics. If you were to trace some of those stats back, you’d find Joel Cooper, a distracted driving researcher.
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The Decade of Action for Road Safety — the United Nations plan to reduce the number of road traffic fatalities around the world by 2020 — begins May 11, 2011. Each day, 3,500 people are killed by traffic fatalities worldwide, amounting to 1.3 million deaths each year.
My son asked me the other day if it is illegal to drive barefoot. I also remember my daughter asking the same question when she was learning to drive. It made me wonder what other random questions teens have and the urban myths and legends floating about. I set out to do a little research and here are some answers to questions you may (or may not) be curious about.
May is National Bike Safety Month. As summer approaches and gas prices continue to rise, we will see many more bikes on the road along with riders of all ages. Do you know the rules of the road when it comes to bicycles?
There are many predictions, a.k.a. guesses, in life, aren’t there? But, sometimes the facts tell a different story. Driving, for instance. (You knew it was coming, right?) If you are a teen, you have some very harsh facts to face every time you get into a car and, unfortunately, the odds are not in your favor.
The main fact working against you is your inexperience. Driving is a skill. Think of yourself as an apprentice in a job you will be doing the rest of your life. Your inexperience along with the major dangers make your odds even worse.