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How Parents Influence Their Teen's Driving

3 years 9 weeks ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Even though it may seem that your teenager is trying hard to be as unlike you as possible you have more influence than you might imagine. If you have bad driving habits	your teen is very likely to develop many of the same habits. Think about the following tips so that you can be a good driving role model.
Even though it may seem that your teenager is trying hard to be as unlike you as possible you have more influence than you might imagine. If you have bad driving habits your teen is very likely to develop many of the same habits. Think about the following tips so that you can be a good driving role model. (more...)
Posted under: Parents of Teens

Are Motorcycles Only Suitable for the Summer Months?

3 years 9 weeks ago by Elizabeth Erickson
It is no secret that motorcycles are very popular during the summer when temperatures are warm and sunny. However what about the winter months? Are motorcycles even safe to ride during the winter? If you are a motorcyclist looking to expand your riding time into winter then have no fear as long as you follow some simple rules riding in the winter can be a safe and pleasant experience.
It is no secret that motorcycles are very popular during the summer when temperatures are warm and sunny. However what about the winter months? Are motorcycles even safe to ride during the winter? If you are a motorcyclist looking to expand your riding time into winter then have no fear as long as you follow some simple rules riding in the winter can be a safe and pleasant experience. (more...)
Posted under: Buying A Motorcycle

How to Find a Reputable Motorcycle Repair Shop Near You

3 years 9 weeks ago by Elizabeth Erickson
When you are in need of a motorcycle repair you need to be sure you find a reputable shop to take it to. If your motorcycle was wrecked in an accident contact your insurance company first as they may be able to help. Some tips can also ensure you get back on the road quickly and without spending a lot of money.
When you are in need of a motorcycle repair you need to be sure you find a reputable shop to take it to. If your motorcycle was wrecked in an accident contact your insurance company first as they may be able to help. Some tips can also ensure you get back on the road quickly and without spending a lot of money. (more...)
Posted under: Maintenance

Teen texting and driving

3 years 9 weeks ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Getting a license is a milestone every teenager anticipates but new drivers face more dangers than ever before. With all the recent headlines about the dangers of distracted drivers	 parents are scrambling for ways to stop their kids from texting while driving. According to this report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration	 20 percent of drivers between the ages of 18 to 20 claim that texting while driving has no effect on their ability to drive but that same age group has the h
Getting a license is a milestone every teenager anticipates but new drivers face more dangers than ever before. With all the recent headlines about the dangers of distracted drivers parents are scrambling for ways to stop their kids from texting while driving. According to this report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 20 percent of drivers between the ages of 18 to 20 claim that texting while driving has no effect on their ability to drive but that same age group has the highest crash rate of all drivers. As a parent how can you prevent your teen from becoming another statistic? (more...)
Posted under: Parents of Teens

Does it Make Sense to Buy a Motorcycle in a Cooler Climate?

3 years 9 weeks ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Are you contemplating the decision to buy a motorcycle? If you live in a cooler climate then you may be wondering if it is worth it to purchase a motorcycle when you will likely not be able to use it for half the year. However	 most motorcycle owners agree that purchasing a bike in a cooler climate is still worth it; in fact doing so just makes those six months that are fit for riding that much better.
Are you contemplating the decision to buy a motorcycle? If you live in a cooler climate then you may be wondering if it is worth it to purchase a motorcycle when you will likely not be able to use it for half the year. However most motorcycle owners agree that purchasing a bike in a cooler climate is still worth it; in fact doing so just makes those six months that are fit for riding that much better. (more...)
Posted under: Buying A Motorcycle

Why More Teens are Delaying Getting Their First License

3 years 9 weeks ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Most states permit teen drivers to get their license when they turn 16. However many teens are waiting until they are older to get a license and you might be one of them. What are some of the reasons this is happening?
Most states permit teen drivers to get their license when they turn 16. However many teens are waiting until they are older to get a license and you might be one of them. What are some of the reasons this is happening? (more...)
Posted under: Parents of Teens

Seatbelt Safety: Why Seatbelts are Essential for Teen Drivers

3 years 9 weeks ago by Elizabeth Erickson
The first safety restraints were designed more than 200 years ago	 but seat belts weren't routinely installed in vehicles until the 1970s. Most seat belt laws around the country did not get introduced until the 1980s or 1990s	 and there are still millions of teenagers every day who choose to get into a vehicle without buckling up. Read on to discover why it's important for you to wear a seat belt every time you drive.
The first safety restraints were designed more than 200 years ago but seat belts weren't routinely installed in vehicles until the 1970s. Most seat belt laws around the country did not get introduced until the 1980s or 1990s and there are still millions of teenagers every day who choose to get into a vehicle without buckling up. Read on to discover why it's important for you to wear a seat belt every time you drive. (more...)
Posted under: Teen Driver

Teen Driving Legislation by State

3 years 9 weeks ago by Elizabeth Erickson
Getting your first driver's license is a major milestone and one of the first steps towards adulthood. Getting that first license may seem like an overwhelming process. You are required to take driver's education courses study DMV practice tests	 and spend hours behind the wheel learning to drive. Recent legislation across the country has made the process of getting a license more challenging for teen drivers in order to prepare teens to drive safely.
Getting your first driver's license is a major milestone and one of the first steps towards adulthood. Getting that first license may seem like an overwhelming process. You are required to take driver's education courses study DMV practice tests and spend hours behind the wheel learning to drive. Recent legislation across the country has made the process of getting a license more challenging for teen drivers in order to prepare teens to drive safely. While every state has slightly different driving laws for teens most states now utilize a graduated driver licensing system. (more...)
Posted under: Teen Driver

National Teen Driver Safety Week: Tips for Talking With Your Parents

3 years 9 weeks ago by Elizabeth Erickson
As a new driver	 it is important that you take the time to learn how to drive safely. The best way to learn how to drive safely is to ask for advice from those who have been driving for many years. This means that you need to learn to talk to your parents about your driving habits and ask questions when you have them.
As a new driver it is important that you take the time to learn how to drive safely. The best way to learn how to drive safely is to ask for advice from those who have been driving for many years. This means that you need to learn to talk to your parents about your driving habits and ask questions when you have them. (more...)
Posted under: Parents of Teens

Insurance Laws and Newly Licensed Drivers

3 years 9 weeks ago by Elizabeth Erickson
If you have just gotten your license for the first time you are probably excited about getting out on the road on your own. However	 there are a few things that you need to know before you can drive by yourself. One of the issues that you need to consider is obtaining insurance.
If you have just gotten your license for the first time you are probably excited about getting out on the road on your own. However there are a few things that you need to know before you can drive by yourself. One of the issues that you need to consider is obtaining insurance. (more...)
Posted under: Insurance