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Teenage drivers restricted by GPS curfew

For more than 20 years now, has published an online and hard copy booklet - 'Learning to Drive: A Guide for Parents'. Amongst other things, this guide addresses the issue of heightened risks that teenagers face when driving after daylight hours 'some of the worst accidents occur at night and with a group of young people in the car. If alcohol or any other kind of impairment is involved the risk in this situation is magnified several times' More »

Top 10 tips for drivers buying a new car

Buying a new car is a major event and like all major events it requires planning. The price you pay for your car will depend to a great extent on how you approach this process, and in the current economic climate, the potential savings can be huge. We have put together a list of our top 10 tips to help you get the car you want at the price you want to pay. More »

Teen revenge fools speed cams

Report of Maryland teens using fake license plates to get speeding tickets sent to people they don't like More »

Learning to drive: a guide for parents

A guide for parents of novice drivers. Covers several topics, including communicating in the car, how drivers learn best, safe driving tips, and attitude. (NEW--PDF version for easy printing.) More »

The up-front story about learning to drive

A editorial outlines some of the issues and questions facing novice drivers. More »

Blocking texting drivers

Txtblocker software company offers a sort of 'geofencing' service focused on drivers, workplaces, school zones and more More »

Bad driver? Blame your parents

We've always believed teenagers have picked up a lot of driving behaviors from parents by the time they reach licensing age. Now researchers are trying to pin it down. More »

Car key can jam teen phone calls, text

University of Utah researchers have a car ignition key that can prevent teenagers from talking or texting on cell-phones while driving More »

The driving-age urban legend revisited

Every year rumors fly - too young to drive at 16 More »

Teen drivers still top road crash list

Toyota Canada teams with internationally-known traffic safety research group to found Young and New Driver Resource Centre More »

Raising the driving age - for Halloween

Imagine you're at the cusp of reaching driving age, and you hear they're going to raise the age requirement - or maybe it's just urban legend, or a scary Halloween story! More »

It's not easy being teen

Teens face a lot of threats in their lives, but nothing comes close to being a driver or passenger in a car. But don't give up hope; there are things you can do to help your teenager stay safe while driving. More »

Cars for kids

What is the ideal age to teach children about driving safety? Well, a program developed jointly by LEGO and Volvo demonstrates it is never too early to learn about the rules of the road--some participants are just 3 years old. More »

Parents crash, and their teens follow suit

Describes a U.S. study by the IIHS, which found that teenage sons or daughters of parents who have crashed their cars are likely to have crashed also. More »

Car control skills: how important are they?

A editorial briefly discusses the issues involved in learning advanced car handling skills. More »

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