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Teen Driving Safety

Robotic Driving: OK With You?

Jay Winsten | Posted 05.11.2015 | Technology
Jay Winsten

Ten years from now, the world will be smack in the middle of a historic transition in the relationship between car and driver, as robotic operating systems increasingly take charge of monitoring the roadway, executing lane changes, controlling steering and braking, sharing data with nearby vehicles and surrounding infrastructure, and -- above all -- avoiding crashes.

Driving Is A Privilege, Not A Right

Dana Westreich Hirt | Posted 03.22.2015 | Parents
Dana Westreich Hirt

Logging 50 hours of supervised driving time, an Illinois requirement, takes a lot of time, patience and courage. Now is the time to take advantage of your motivated and captive audience and make clear everything you think is important about driving.

The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree When It Comes To Driving

Deborah Hersman | Posted 12.22.2014 | Parents
Deborah Hersman

This week is National Teen Driver Safety Week -- the perfect time to examine whether we are being good role models and teaching our teens the skills they need to be safe on the roads.

This Teen's Trying To Make The Road Safer Years Before She Even Starts Driving

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.03.2014 | Teen

She has a couple more years to go before she's eligible for a driver's license, but 14-year-old Katharine Wu, a high school freshman from Maryland, is...

The Power of Kindness

Luke Pamer | Posted 05.26.2013 | Teen
Luke Pamer

Living in this world is tough for almost everybody. It's even tougher when we are each thrown into our own horrible situations. It's the people like the students at Fairfield High School that are going to keep this planet compassionate and bearable.

Teens and Cars Can Drive You Crazy

Neale Godfrey | Posted 05.06.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

Just reading the words teens and cars in the same sentence probably sends you reaching for an antacid. Unfortunately, that queasy feeling is well founded. The privilege of driving is costly, and teen driving can be dangerous.


Luke Pamer | Posted 12.11.2012 | Teen
Luke Pamer

Before being introduced to The Buried Life, I was a 15-year-old kid who wanted to grow up to be a sportswriter. Now I'm an 18-year-old young adult dedicated to living my dreams, facing my fears, and helping others do the same.

Teen Driving Age Should Be Raised, Says Auto Safety Group

AP | MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — Taking aim at a longstanding rite of passage for 16-year-olds, an influential auto safety group is calling on states to raise the age ...