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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New rules and programs for teen drivers

Most parents are a little apprehensive when their teenager finally starts to drive. Most schools still have a driver’s education course. Almost every state has adopted the Graduated Driver Program (GDP) in some form; establishing certain rules for teens that must be followed and completed before they can get their permanent license. The guidelines can also help parents gain confidence in their child’s driving abilities. As adults, we have all experienced situations that were hazardous while we were driving. As parents, those are the events that play through your mind…

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