It’s really not good enough to say, “Do as I say, not as I do.”
The Seventh Anniversary of My Daughter Casey's Death - Grateful for the Opportunity to Use a Tragedy as a Catalyst for Positive Change
But we have survived. Life does go on and we laugh and enjoy life. We think of Casey today more often with smiles than with
Auto insurance companies hate the risk these drivers create and they force you to pay for it. There are , however, ways to mitigate the cost of adding your child onto your insurance policy. The following three discounts can save parents hundreds of dollars every year on their premiums.
This is a bigger deal than they think.
Do you ever wonder why your child behaves the way she does? How many times in a single day do you ask yourself, "Why did she do that?"
There comes a time in most young drivers' lives when they have to ask themselves an important question: Should I get my own car insurance policy or add myself to the one my parents already have? A new study suggests the latter option is the way to go.
While the discussion surrounding underage drinking and driving has been around for some time, the growing discussion about distracted driving, specifically related to cell phone usage while operating a vehicle, has highlighted many concerns about teen driving statistics and the risks they pose to both themselves and those around them.
If you had to choose for your teen to drive through an icy winter storm or an 80-degree "not-a-cloud-in-the-sky" day, which would you prefer? If you're like most, you'll probably put your trust in the warm summer day as opposed to the blistery winter one. Now, ask yourself the same question after reading the following statistic.
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.
As I look back on my life full of obstacles, I vividly remember the moments of overcoming them instead of the strife they caused. I hope as my son grows he will feel the same. The moment of pride and joy received when achieving a goal especially when others doubted your success can never be duplicated.
You may be hearing, "Mom, where are the car keys?" a lot, particularly around the holidays, as teens and young adults make plans to meet up with friends and go to parties. As a parent and a pediatrician, I feel conflicted when asked for the car keys.
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.