“There really is a difference when teens take driver education,” says Jenny Robinson, a spokesperson with AAA Mid-Atlantic. “Driver education reduces crashes by 4.3% and convictions by nearly 40%.”
By Jim Donovan: Adding a teenage driver to a married couple’s car insurance policy leads to a 79% higher average annual premium, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. Teenage males (+92%) are much more expensive […]
The emergency doctrine protects drivers who are faced with sudden and unforeseen circumstances that leaves the driver with little or no time for thought. Here’s an unusual example.
Pennsylvania state trooper Morgan Crummy, of the Skippack Barracks, was encouraging them to buckle up and put down the social media gadgets.
The teen death toll rose in 25 states, eight states were unchanged, and 17 — including Pennsylvania and New Jersey — saw their the numbers drop.
Two years after New Jersey adopted a law requiring teenagers driving with provisional licenses to display a red decal on their license plates, a new independent study suggests the idea is actually working.
Chris talks to Gregg Trautmann, a New Jersey lawyer challenging a law requiring teen drivers to place decals on their license plates and to Former New Hampshire Governor John Sununu on his support for Mitt Romney.
By Jim Donovan: Edmunds.com has released its list of the best new and used cars for teen drivers, and it includes ten vehicles that all fall in the midsize segment. “Midsize sedans offer teen drivers […]
A survey of crash data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finds July 4th is the deadliest day for teens to be out on the roads.
A new study out from AAA takes a look at distracted teen-aged drivers — and at what’s distracting them.
A law imposing new restrictions on teen drivers in Pennsylvania takes effect on Tuesday.
Chris celebrates the best Phillies regular season in team history. He discusses Rick Perry’s apology for calling his critics heartless and examines federal overreach in the cases of Darden Foods and Gibson Guitars.
State rep Kathy Watson believes the most significant provision of her bill will be one that makes it a primary offense for anyone under the age of 18 not to be properly restrained.
The bill does not include restrictions on cell phone use. That will be considered separately.
The AAA says parents — who provide the most driver training for teens — admit they don’t give their kids enough experience in tough driving situations.