teen driving 

Summer: Deadliest Season for Teenage Drivers

Seven of the top deadliest days of the years for teenagers fall between Memorial and Labor days. Credit: Getty Images
The folks at AAA are nervous. Summer is here. That means teenagers are out of school and hitting the road.
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AAA releases grim report on teen driving, urges caution

SmackDown: Should Parents Teach Teens How to Drive?

Are parents really the best driving instructors? Illustration by Dori Hartley
Parents and Teens Will Drive Each Other Crazy by Jessica Samakow If your kids wanted to go skydiving, would you teach them how to jump...
When it comes to teen driving, are parents the best teachers? Or is it time to call in the pros?

Caution: New Teen Driver, Terrified Parent

It's easy enough for the folks at AAA to say parents need to spend more time teaching teenagers how to drive. Sure, let those people hurtle the wrong way down on a one-way street during 5 p.m. rush hour, sitting next to a panicky teenage...Study says parents need to spend more time on the road with inexperienced, jittery and dim-witted teen drivers

Teen Drivers in New Jersey Balk at 'Scarlet Letter' Decals

New Jersey law requires drivers under the age of 21 to identify themselves with red decals on their license plates. But many young people see the decals as scarlet letters, and, ABC News reports, more than half of them simply ignore the law....

New Teen Driving Act Proposed to Help Save Lives

More than 4,000 teenagers die in car crashes in the United States each year. Credit: Getty Images
Motor vehicle crashes are the number one killer of teens in the United States, with an average of 11 teens dying in car crashes each day –...

Student Driver Breaks Her Mother's Legs

Student driver takes out her mother. Image: kristian stokholm/sxc.hu
Teaching your kid to drive can be a scary prospect. Few things are as frightening as sitting helplessly in the passenger seat while your anxious teen swerves perilously close to...

Hulk Hogan's son to face criminal charges

Hulk Hogan's son, 17-year-old Nick, will be tried as an adult with charges stemming from the August 22 car crash that left his passenger John Graziano critically injured. The charges against him include reckless driving involving serious bodily...

National Teen Driver Safety Week

Automobile crashes are the number one cause of teen deaths in the U.S. In an effort to change that, the week of October 15th has been designated as National Teen Driver Safety Week. Kathy Downing is the manager of the American Automobile...

Hulk Hogan defends his son

When the car driven by Hulk Hogan's son jumped a median, spun out of control and smashed into a palm tree in Clearwater, Florida last month, there were witnesses who say that 17-year old Nick Hogan had been racing another car immediately before the...

Top ten health concerns about today's kids

As our friends over at That's Fit point out, there is very little to surprise in the results of the National Poll on Children's Health. The poll, conducted in March for the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, asked a nationally...

World's largest killer of teens not what you'd expect

It isn't cancer, AIDS, or any other disease; it isn't drugs; it isn't armed conflict. In fact, the largest killer of young people worldwide are traffic accidents -- 400,000 die each year, while millions more are injured or disabled. What's worse, is...

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