Announcing the FREE Ground Your Parents Campaign Kit

Announcing the FREE Ground Your Parents Campaign Kit

We are pleased to announce the official launch of the Ground Your Parents Campaign, a collaboration with the Florida Teen Safe Driving Coalition and State Farm that is designed to be a fun and interactive tool for teens to encourage their parents and caregivers to make smart decisions while driving. The FREE kit will be ...

100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

We're entering the most dangerous time of year for teen drivers The “100 Deadliest Days” is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when fatal teen crashes increase dramatically. Parents are the best line of defense to ensure a safe ride!  Teens drivers have a higher rate of fatal crashes, due to immaturity, lack of ...

Getting to Know Your Dashboard Lights and Gauges

Getting to Know Your Dashboard Lights and Gauges

Many drivers that have spent years behind the wheel are mostly familiar with the various lights, gauges and displays on a vehicle’s dash. The instrument panel–also called a gauge cluster–includes a speedometer and lots of little symbols that light up to provide information or warn of trouble. Some, like the seatbelt light, are self-explanatory. Others, like ...

Car Safety Tips for Teenage Drivers

Car Safety Tips for Teenage Drivers

The teenage years are often the time for parents to hand over the car keys to their children. However, this doesn’t mean their children are inherently prepared for this new responsibility. This guide will help parents and guardians learn effective ways to keep their teen drivers safe behind the wheel.  The Risk Factors Seventy-five percent …

13 Interstate Safety Tips to Help Keep You Safe

13 Interstate Safety Tips to Help Keep You Safe

According to the NHTSA, 2,841 lives were lost in 2018 due to distracted driving”.  It is estimated that more than 80% of cell phone owners use their phones while driving in some capacity 1. Buckle up Although a common tip, buckling your seatbelt is essential. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), seat belt use helped save nearly …

3-Second Rule for Safe Following Distance

3-Second Rule for Safe Following Distance

Rear-end collisions are the most common type of crashes between vehicles.1 They occur when drivers do not have enough time to perceive and react safely to slowing or stopped traffic. Increasing your following distance can help give you time to react when someone brakes in front of you. The Three-Second Rule Increasing the distance between you …