Allstate Insurance releases report revealing insight into teen driving habits

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As it turns out, the majority of parents have no idea what their adolescent children are doing behind the wheel. A new report has now been released by Allstate Insurance that has determined that many parents do not actually know what the driving habits of their teen sons and daughters truly are. The report, from The Allstate Foundation, revealed that teens have many risky behaviors of which parents are unaware. Within this report, it was shown that parents often don’t know when their teen driving sons and daughters have been…

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day safely to avoid incidents

St. Patrick’s Day may have started in Ireland, but it’s celebrated in many places around the world and across the United States, but when drinking becomes a part of the celebrations, things can quickly turn sour if you do not enjoy yourself responsibly. Though it’s important to be careful while driving on any day, if a driver’s focus is thrown because they’re looking forward to – or are thinking back on – an exciting celebration, accidents can happen much more easily. This year, insurance experts and law enforcement personnel alike…

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Study shows that millions of Americans drive drunk each year

– Could spur new drunk driving and insurance laws in Florida. A new study from Online Auto Insurance, an insurance organization that conducts regular research on a variety of issues facing the insurance industry, shows that millions of U.S. motorists drive drunk every year. The study highlights the need for stricter laws regarding drunk driving and notes that the sheer number of people driving under the influence of alcohol may be driving up insurance prices. The study corroborates findings from a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and…

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Study shows driving with low blood alcohol level is still unsafe

A study performed by a sociologist at the University of California, San Diego, showed that no amount of blood alcohol – even levels that are well within the legal limit – is safe for drivers. Though the blood alcohol limit for driving within the United States is 0.08 percent, this new study has shown that even drivers who have a very low blood alcohol level and are well inside the legal limit have an increased risk of incapacitating injury and death while behind the wheel. The study was published within…

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