5 Tips for Helping Your Child Become A Safe Driver

Once our child reaches the right age to start driver’s training, it is common to feel anxious. Not only do we fear for our child’s safety, but we also fear for the other people on the road. As a parent, it’s important to encourage your child to be a safe driver and with confidence. Although you can only do so much, here are five tips for helping your child become a safe driver: Explain the consequences When it comes to driving, there is always the chance of an accident. From getting…

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Dallas-Fort Worth police are pulling over drivers to hand out gift cards

Though the first instinct of a driver may not be to smile and get excited when he or she is pulled over by a police officer, this week was the exception in several cases in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. There, some occurrences of being pulled over weren’t to hand out a ticket or a warning, but were instead to hand out $10 gift cards. A North Texas police department has been doing this all week in order to reward drivers who have been showing safe driving habits. Police officers have been…

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Millions of drivers may be eligible for car insurance discounts, according to Progressive Insurance

Progressive Insurance has issued a new report detailing how as many as 70 million drivers in the U.S. could be missing out on major savings. The insurer launched a new product earlier this year that collects data from drivers who opt to have a simple device installed in their vehicles. The device tracks driving habits and send the information to Progressive agents who determine whether these habits are safe. Those with safe driving habits are eligible for major discounts on their car insurance policies. Progressive’s report draws upon data collected…

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Allstate survey shows that U.S. drivers are confident in their driving abilities despite their dangerous habits

A new study from Allstate Corp. suggests that U.S. motorists may not be as skilled of drivers as they may think. The study shows that the majority of Americans consider themselves to be good drivers with safe habits. This notion is contrary to the evidence compiled by Allstate that suggests otherwise. How the auto insurance industry will react to the study is yet to be seen. Whether the study will serve as inspiration for drivers to improve their habits is also unclear. Allstate studied more than 1,000 adults in the…

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