State Farm issues tips for Teen Driver Awareness Month

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This January, the insurer is reminding parents that setting a good example can make a difference. State Farm is honoring January as Teen Driver Awareness Month by reminding parents that setting a good example can make a difference to their teen’s driving habits and yes, they will get through this. Parental driving habits are the top influence on the behaviors of new young drivers. Teen Driver Awareness Month data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that the driving habits of a young driver’s parents are the top influence…

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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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