Parents believe their teen drivers are safe on the road

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A new Allstate survey showed that despite worries about distracted driving parents believe in their kids. A recent survey conducted by Allstate Insurance showed that 42 percent of parents of teen drivers assume their kids are safe behind the wheel. Those four in ten parents don’t regularly talk to their kids about the subject of safe driving. Allstate used the last week of October to help teenage drivers to promote discussions about safe driving. Based on the results of the survey and what was learned during National Teen Driver Safety…

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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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Global Youth Traffic Safety Month helps over 120,000 teens drive more safely

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Adolescents across the United States took part in the Act Out Loud program this year to boost awareness. The 2014 Act Out Loud program was a great success, this year, as it brought 120,000 teens together to help to spread the word about Global Youth Traffic Safety Month and the importance of safe driving. The program is sponsored by the Allstate Foundation and the National Organizations for Youth Safety. These two groups have been celebrating Global Youth Traffic Safety Month with the program which is now been running for seven…

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Teen drivers pay far more for auto insurance than other age groups

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New study shows motorists aged 16 to 19 pay up to double the premiums of older adults. The findings from a New York-based auto insurance study on teen drivers has shown that age is a vital element that helps to determine the way that premiums are calculated for vehicle coverage. Young drivers with little to no experience pay far more than any other drivers on the road. In fact, the report on the car insurance research findings indicated that some teen drivers are paying up to double the premiums that…

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California auto insurance places teen driver safety in the spotlight

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Commissioner Jones identifies the 100 days that are deadliest for adolescent motorists Teen driver safety has been brought to center stage in the California auto insurance industry, as Commissioner Dave Jones has identified the 100 days throughout the year that are most deadly for young motorists. He worked with traffic safety experts and found that the span from Memorial Day to Labor Day is deadliest for teen drivers. Following the discovery of this information, Jones joined parents, experts in California auto insurance requirements and teen driver safety, as well as…

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Mobile commerce application uses GPS to reduce distracted driving behaviors

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The new patent-pending mobile commerce Drive Save Mode app reduces the risk posed by distracted driving. Mobile commerce has stepped up to help encourage safer driving behaviors with a new app that was launched in Las Vegas called Drive Safe Mode. The new application has already been downloaded by many adults, parents, and teens, and has attracted a great deal of hype as even nonprofit organizations are using the app to encourage greater precautions against distracted driving. This new technology has already outperformed the achievements of previously released apps that…

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New study shows New Year’s Eve is worst holiday for teen drinking and driving

A new study performed by Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) has shown that New Year’s Eve is the holiday on which teens are most likely to drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, despite the fact that they believe that it is the most dangerous driving night of the year. The survey included the participation of almost 2,300 students in the eleventh and twelfth grades. When those who were drivers were asked about the degree of danger they believe is associated with certain events…

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