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Teens Pump The Brakes On Getting Their Driver's Licenses

This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Tanya Kurepina, New Trie...

States Take Action to Reduce Distracted Driving

Kendell Poole | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Kendell Poole

Distracted driving isn't a new issue, but dealing with texting and other technology use that takes eyes and minds off the road is a great concern to those who work in the field of highway safety.

Are Old Drivers Really The Problem?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.25.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

My husband turns 78 this month, and the state of California says he must be retested if he wants to keep driving a car. I don't actually have a problem with the state wanting to be sure he is an able driver. I just want them to test all the other carpool moms too.

Parents Are Not the Best Role Models for Teen Drivers

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 01.13.2013 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

The next time you hear that Bing! when you're behind the wheel, think about the behavior you're modeling for your kids before you reach for your phone. Live like your kids are watching. Because they are.

From Bangkok to California, a Self-Proclaimed Coward's Tale

Kristie Ko | Posted 11.14.2012 | Teen
Kristie Ko

Following my graduation, my family traveled to Bangkok, Malaysia and Singapore in order to, as my parents put it, "learn about family history and immerse ourselves in the culture."

I'm With Stupid: Camouflage So Effective That Drivers Can't See It

Todd Hartley | Posted 11.05.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

There was no way I could ignore this story. I had to break my rule for this one. I'm completely in awe. To quote another Montana state trooper, "This is one of the dumbest things I've ever seen."

Ohio Car Crash Kills 3 Teens, 1 On Graduation Day

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 08.03.2012 | Education

CINCINNATI — A car carrying five teenagers went airborne as it sped over railroad tracks in northeast Ohio early Sunday and crashed, killing the...

The #1 Thing Teen Drivers Need To Watch Out For

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.09.2012 | Teen

WASHINGTON -- A teenage driver's risk of dying in an accident increases dramatically when there are other teens in the car, and plummets when there's ...

WATCH: Think A Trip To The Dentist Is Scary? You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet.

Posted 04.27.2012 | Parents

Think a trip to the dentist is scary in itself? Imagine if the dentist were distracted from his job by texts, photos or a favorite tune. (Oh, sorry, i...

What DIstracts You Most While Driving? (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Marissa Piazzola | Posted 03.26.2012 | Teen

Car accidents remain the leading cause of death for teenagers, and a new study offers insight into the top factors causing distraction for teens on th...

Whoa! 1 In 5 Teens Get Their License Without Taking Driver's Ed

Posted 02.17.2012 | Home

Most of us associate getting a driver's license with the completion of a driver's education program, but a new study reports that not as many teens ar...

'I Couldn't Stop Thinking About A Total Stranger'

| Matt Heckler | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

This is a regular column featuring original fiction by and for teens, provided by Figment.com, an online community writing site for young people. W...

What Parents Should Do To Keep Teen Drivers Safe

autos.aol.com | Posted 11.21.2011 | Parents

It's one of the toughest conversations you'll ever have with your teen, and it has nothing to do with birds and bees. Talking to your kids about drivi...

Would it Kill You to Use Your Turn Signal?

Tamar Abrams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Abrams

Like a reformed smoker who is overly sensitive -- and obnoxious -- to those still smoking, I am suddenly hyperaware of the dangers lurking behind the wheel of all the cars around me.