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A new, short video for parents of teen drivers is being launched today at http://tinyurl.com/odauzt9 by safe teen driving advocate Tim Hollister, on the 9 year anniversary of his 17 year old son Reid’s death in a one-car crash. The free video is a companion piece to the 2013 Chicago Review Press book Not So Fast: Parenting Your Teen Through the Dangers of Driving and helps parents understand the 5 key risk factors for young drivers. Please share this important resource with your networks far and wide! www.fromreidsdad.org

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Encourage teens to be safe drivers AND pedestrians!

How to not get hit by a car
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Get the word out, friends! #EndthestreakTX

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This coming Saturday marks a grim anniversary for our state. Nov. 7, 2000, was the last deathless day on Texas roads. Every day since then, at least one person ...has died. Please watch and share this PSA to remind everyone that 50,000 loved ones- parents, spouses, children and friends- have died in a crash in Texas in the last 15 years. #EndTheStreakTX

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Great information for parents!

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety published a new list of recommended used vehicles for teens.
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Starting September 1, Texas teens applying for their driver's license will have to complete the impact Texas Teen Driver education program. The two hour course focuses on the dangers of distracted driving. The Department of Public Safety says driving is one of the most dangerous things teens do on a…
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Essential reading for all parents

You guys, make your own agreement. Making sensible family rules around cell phones and driving is a way to love yourself, your marriage, your children and the world well. Do it tonight, guys.
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Great advice from the Pennsylvania Teen Safe Driving Coalition on staying involved with your teen driver this summer.

The bad news: Sixteen-year-olds are three times more likely to die in car crashes than people who have been on the road only a few more years.
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The Allstate Foundation is celebrating 10 years of helping keep teens safe behind the wheel. Share your teen safe driving message with @Allstate on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and you could win $1,000!

The Allstate Foundation is focused on helping teens stay safe on the road. Learn more about how we’re Driving Change and paving the way for a safer future.
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Thank you to the Texas Department of Transportation and all the first responders, volunteers, H-E-B, American Red Cross, and others that have assisted during the recent flooding. We appreciate all that you do! Remember: #turnarounddontdrown!

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With all the severe weather and floods that have hit Texas recently, even more bad weather is expected over the next few days. TxDOT’s Executive Director Genera...l Joe Weber has this important video message for all Texans, which also contains plenty of video and photos of some of the damage. Please watch and share with your friends and family. #TxWxMay2015 #TurnAroundDontDrown

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Check out this extended video interview featuring Deb Trombley from the National Safety Council and Ben Pohl of Impact Teen Drivers talking with WCIU Now.Chicago host Katie Kijowski about distracted driving and teen driving safety, with an emphasis on practice and GDL. #GYTSM

Host Katie Kijowski discusses how residents can stay safe while driving with local representatives of the National Safety Council and Impact Teen Drivers.
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If you're texting, you're not driving! Great video, Rhett and Link!

A texting rap battle for the ages. iTUNES: http://bit.ly/PTjxRD If you're texting, you're not driving. Please visit http://www.distraction.gov and don't text...
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Are you interested in making GDL laws stronger? Join the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia teen driving safety experts for a free webinar tomorrow from 1-2 PM EST.

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Join the Teen Driver Safety team at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for a free webinar tomorrow (5/12) from 1-2PM EST for stakeholders interested in advocating for stronger Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) provisions in their state -- including a GDL decal. http://ow.ly/MP4T1

Austin's roads are already hands-free. Lawmakers will now consider a bill that would make it illegal for you to text and drive no matter where you travel in Texas...
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Join us and many other groups including the Texas Department of Transportation and Safe Kids Worldwide by spreading the word about how dangerous it can be to leave a child or pet in the car on the first Wednesday of the month. Last year there were 30 heatstroke deaths in the US and 4 in Texas. This is great information to share with teens that help care for younger siblings!

Babies and young kids can sometimes sleep so peacefully that we forget they are even there. It can also be tempting to leave a baby alone in a car while we quickly run into the store. The problem is that leaving a child alone in a car can lead to serious injury or death from heatstroke. Young childr…
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