Tag: teen driver

Travel

Teen Traffic Safety Tactics

June 11, 2019. John Galvin

Anyone who’s been through it knows it’s a time of transition for both parents and kids. While a driver’s license offers a new freedom to teens, it can also be a source of concern for parents.

AAA

Developing Lifelong Safe Drivers Starts With You – and AAA

August 15, 2018. John Galvin

As a parent of three grown children, I still remember when each of them got a driver’s license. I was happy for them and knew how excited they were about this new level of independence. I also felt the fear of letting them behind the wheel on their own.

Auto Insurance

Take Control of Your Car Insurance Rates

July 26, 2018. AAA Staff

Safe driving is one way to keep auto insurance rates down. Learn how else you can potentially limit price hikes.

Auto Insurance

Follow These Tips To Help Keep Teens Safe Behind The Wheel

July 19, 2018. AAA Staff

Teaching your teenager to drive can be intimidating, especially if it’s your first time. Follow these tips to ease your anxiety. They’re from Keys2Drive – the AAA Guide to Teen Driver Safety. Practice, practice, practice. Plan for as much supervised practice driving as possible. It’s the key to helping your teen develop safe habits. AAA…

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Students Share Winning Traffic Safety Messages

June 15, 2018. AAA Staff

More than 3,000 students did their part to help protect cyclists, pedestrians, drivers and passengers through AAA Northeast’s 2018 Traffic Safety Poster and Video Contest. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island submitted entries. Their creations touched on pedestrian, bicycle and school bus safety, distracted driving, child passenger…

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Cars & Trucks

AAA Leads Teen Driving Safety Efforts

February 21, 2018. John Galvin

Helping teens learn to drive safely is one of the most important missions we have at AAA. Why? Because motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the U.S. At AAA, our commitment to helping teens drive safely dates to the 1940s. That was the start of our successful driver training…

Cars & Trucks

ADA: Driving Under the Influence Like ‘Vehicular Roulette’

January 15, 2018. Roberto Cruz

When Martin Heidgen of Valley Stream, N.Y., drove drunk on July 2, 2005, he crashed his Chevrolet pickup into a limousine at highway speeds, killing 59-year-old Stan Rabinowitz and 7-year-old Katie Flynn. “When you drive under the influence, you are playing vehicular roulette,” said Maureen McCormick, chief of vehicular crimes at the Nassau County District…

Cars & Trucks

From the President’s Desk: Pave the Way for Teen Driver Safety

July 14, 2017. Mark Shaw

Traffic crash statistics obscure the fact that behind every crash, behind every death, is a person. Not just that one person, but his or her family, co-workers and friends. We have watched with growing alarm the spike in traffic deaths around the country, knowing that behind those 40,000 yearly fatalities are thousands more whose lives…