Thursday, September 18, 2014 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—Nearly 300,000 car crashes involving inexperienced drivers can be prevented each year with better driver’s education, recent research shows. Teenagers often lack the essential knowledge and skills that can help keep them safe on the roads.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 10:00 pm
(BPT) - New research on driver’s education and training shows a gap in teen drivers’ knowledge – one that, if closed, could help prevent some of the nearly 300,000 car crashes involving inexperienced drivers every year.
Sunday, August 3, 2014 10:00 pm
(BPT) - Taking the driving test and earning a license is a cherished rite of passage for teenagers across the country. With their license in hand, they view the road as their gateway to independence and they eagerly look forward to what’s around the next curve. In order to do this, however, a teen must have access to a car.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:00 pm
(BPT) - If you’re feeling nervous about handing the car keys to your teenager for the first time, you’re not alone. It’s a common sentiment given some sobering statistics. According to teendriversource.org, 20 percent of all 16-year-old drivers will be involved in an accident during their first year behind the wheel. And studies show more teenage motor vehicle fatalities happen during the summer than any other time of year. But there are some things you can do to help keep your teenager from becoming a statistic. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has some tips and tools to keep your teen safe.
Friday, April 11, 2014 2:10 pm
1. Sebelius resigns as health secretary
Monday, March 17, 2014 9:56 am
My 19-year-old daughter crashed her car two weeks ago. And when I say that she “crashed her car,” I do not mean to say that she got into a fender bender. I mean to say that she crashed her car to the extent that airbags deployed on impact. I mean to say that her windshield shattered and the front end of her little Honda Civic looked very much like the peeled back tin top of a Pringles can. I mean to say that the paramedics on the scene told her—in no uncertain terms—that the seatbelt she was wearing most certainly saved her life. It was that kind of car crash. Remarkably, she walked away with just a few scratches.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 12:10 pm
Monday, October 28, 2013 8:33 am
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 4:00 am
Distracted driving is the number one killer of teenage drivers, causing approximately 3,000 deaths per year nationwide, recent studies show.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 11:10 am
1. EGYPT'S INTERIM PRESIDENT NAMES A PRIME MINISTER
Friday, June 7, 2013 10:07 am
The new film The Kings of Summer offers a fairly run-of-the-mill ‘coming of age’ plot, but its intelligent, witty dialogue and eccentric characters make it a very enjoyable summertime movie experience; especially if you are looking for cinema entertainment beyond the current crop of superheroes and car crashes.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 4:00 am
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 3:00 am
One beer, two beers, three beers – what’s the harm in one
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 3:00 am
More than 1,600 students at Mountain View High School remained
in stunned silence last Thursday as they watched local
firefighters, police officers and paramedics provide a strong sense
of reality of how prom or graduation night fun can turn tragic.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 11:00 pm
A loud crashing sound from Oracle Road alarmed
swimming students and lifeguards at the Catalina Recreation Center
the morning of Wednesday, July 7.
Tuesday, August 12, 2008 11:00 pm
News of the weird compiled by the Associated Press
Wednesday, March 1, 2006 12:00 am
March 1, 2006 - The Town of Marana and Pima County will pay up
and avoid trial, it seems.
Wednesday, November 24, 2004 12:00 am
Nov. 17, 2004 - Following in a line of cities and towns across
the nation, Oro Valley is looking at a possible ban of motorized
Thursday, June 17, 2004 11:00 pm
Students and recent graduates from Canyon del Oro High School
filed into a funeral chapel June 4 to say goodbye to Gary
Durrenberger - the seventh Northwest student to die this school
year in an accident involving a teenage driver.
Tuesday, April 6, 2004 11:00 pm
Groups of teen-agers quietly filed into church pews at
Resurrection Lutheran Church on Thursday.
Wednesday, August 13, 2003 11:00 pm
The early morning of Tuesday, Aug. 5, was clear and cool, even
pleasant. Steve Carney, 34, had stopped at a friend's house to
unwind after a double shift as a server at a local restaurant. On
his way home, he pulled off the road at Overton Road and Sunridge
Drive to watch a meteor shower. Then he heard it.
Sunday, February 9, 2003 12:00 am
Lisa Secan and Mary Snider are moms on a mission.
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