Have a Safe 4th of July

Posted by Dave Becker on Jun 30, 2016 2:00:00 PM

The 4th of July is always a popular holiday. Celebrating our nation's independence and history (242 years young!), enjoying the warm summer weather, watching some fireworks, and cookouts galore. It's got all the ingredients for a great day and long weekend. Here's a few reminders to make sure your holiday is safe and fun.

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Topics: safety, 4th of July, Holiday

CT Teen Driver Restrictions

Posted by Christine Rodriguez on May 23, 2016 4:30:00 PM

It's no secret that teen driver restrictions in Connecticut can get confusing. When can I drive? Who am I allowed to drive with? Is my brother allowed to ride with me? It is easy to forget the details, but unfortunately if you do, you can be in some trouble. Keep these restrictions in mind the next time you hit the road. 

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Topics: Safe driving, New Driver, New Driver Restrictions, safety, Driver's Ed, driving, Education, laws, driving laws

Halloween: Safe Driving Tips

Posted by Dave Becker on Oct 29, 2015 12:15:00 PM

Halloween is one of the busiest times of the year for pedestrian traffic. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that Halloween is one of the most deadly nights of the year for pedestrian injuries and fatalities. With children running around in costumes, and adults going to and from parties, there are people walking everywhere. That's why it's so important to drive safely. Follow these safety tips and make sure your holiday doesn't turn into someone's nightmare.

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Topics: Safe Driving Tips, safety, Halloween

Buying a Car for Your Teen

Posted by Dave Becker on Sep 30, 2015 12:00:00 PM

There’s a lot of thought that goes into buying a car, especially when it’s for a newly licensed driver. New drivers, no matter what age, are still developing their skills. They’ve practiced, sure, but there’s still many scenarios that they have yet to encounter on the road, and the response required in those situations may vary based on the car driven. You want a car that’s both safe and within your budget.

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Topics: New Driver, Parents, safety

Driving Safely with Kids

Posted by Corey DeVellis on Sep 23, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Thousands of Connecticut parents will drive with their children in the car almost every day. Driving with any kind of passenger can be challenging, but children provide a perplexing problem because of their demeanor as well as their physical needs while in the car.

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Topics: Safe driving, safety

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Talk to your family and friends about safe driving habits, and if you're without a driver's license, consider choosing one of our programs. They are easy and stress free! 

Remember:

  • Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens
  • Car crashes are preventable
  • Discussing safe driving habits with family and friends will help spread awareness

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