Luckily this weekend’s time change is a bit easier for us to handle than the dreaded “Spring Forward,” but we’ll still need a few days to get accustomed.
Driving at night is the single biggest risk factor for teen drivers. Here are some facts you should know and tips to help you stay safe behind the wheel at night – especially when the time changes this weekend.
Staying out on a school night to celebrate with the witches and ax murderers is fun and the highlight of fall. As you plan your night out, remember there are others who are doing the same.
I was driving home from a friend’s house late the other night after helping her out with a project. She had offered the couch for the night, but my warm comfy bed was calling! The drive started out good, but as I continued on, I began to feel really tired. I was exhausted from a […]
Next week (November 8-14) is Drowsy Driving Prevention Week and Teens in the Driver Seat wants to remind you that driving at night is the top danger for teen drivers.
Why is driving at night so dangerous?
For one, research suggests that teens need up to about nine hours of sleep each night. Most teens say they only get six on average per night. If you’re not getting enough sleep, you’re going to be tired throughout the day, especially when you’re driving.
As we get ready to spring forward, the National Sleep Foundation reminds you to get enough sleep as part of National Sleep Awareness Week. March 1-8 is a chance for you to get educated on the dangers of sleep deprivation since daylight saving time is right around the corner.