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What Makes a Car Safe? | Teen Driving Tips | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car & Driver SafetyDriver Education
August 1, 2019

What Makes a Car Safe?

What Makes a Car Safe? Has anyone ever told you that you can’t judge a book by its cover? Commonly used to warn that you can’t tell anything about a...
12 Tips for New Teen Drivers | Teen Driving Safety Tips | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Driver Education
July 1, 2019

12 Tips for New Drivers That You Can’t Learn in a Driving School

12 Unique Tips for New Drivers That You Can’t Learn in a Driving School Even the most experienced drivers don’t always know all the subtleties or nuances that can make...
Positive Impact of Advanced Safety Systems for Cars | Teen Driver Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car Technology
June 1, 2019

The Positive Impact of Advanced Safety Systems for Cars

The Positive Impact of Advanced Safety Systems for Cars It was a clear, cool day in 2015 as Tony Sweet drove his wife’s Subaru Outback down a busy four-lane divided...
Lease a Car for Your Teenager | Teen Driver Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Parent Tips
May 1, 2019

Why You May Want to Lease a Car for Your Teenager

Why You May Want to Lease a Car for Your Teenager If your teen needs a car in high school or at college, you may be thinking about leasing a...
Best Cars for Teen Drivers | Teen Driver Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Parent Tips
April 1, 2019

Best Cars for Teen Drivers

Best Cars for Teen Drivers Though buying used might seem like the best budget move for a young driver, consider that an affordable new car provides the latest safety features...
Teens Biggest Safety Threat | Teen Driver Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25
March 1, 2019

Teens’ Biggest Safety Threat is Sitting on the Driveway

Teens Biggest Safety Threat is Sitting on the Driveway Half of all teens will be involved in a car crash before graduating from high school. Parental involvement doesn't end when...
Curb Texting While Driving | Teen Driving Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Driver Education
February 1, 2019

Beyond Legislation to Curb Texting While Driving

Beyond Legislation to Curb Texting While Driving Distracted driving has been making headlines for years because it is a serious and growing problem, one with catastrophic consequences. Texting while driving...
Safety tips for teen drivers | Teen Driver Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car & Driver SafetyParent Tips
January 1, 2019

Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

Safety Tips for Teen Drivers While getting a drivers license is an exciting rite-of-passage for teens, it can make a parent frantic—with good reason. The first years that teenagers spend...
Eight Driving Danger Zones | Teen Driving Safety Tips | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car & Driver SafetyParent Tips
December 1, 2018

Eight Danger Zones

Eight Driving Danger Zones Six teens a day are killed in car crashes. But injuries and deaths are preventable. Make sure your young driver is aware of the leading causes...
25 Cars With the Best Safety Features | Teen Driver Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car & Driver SafetyCar TechnologyParent Tips
November 1, 2018

25 Cars With the Best Safety Features

25 Cars With the Best Safety Features These Features Will Keep Your Family Safer Every year automakers add more standard and available advanced driver assistance technologies to many vehicles in...
What Helps a New Driver? | Teen Driving Safety Tips | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Driver Education
October 1, 2018

What Helps a New Driver? More Driving

What Helps a New Driver? More Driving How can we keep our kids safe as they’re learning to drive? Some think the main problem is teenage irresponsibility, said Robert D....
Drivers Rely on Car Safety Features | Teen Driver Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car & Driver SafetyCar Technology
September 1, 2018

Many Drivers Rely Too Much on New Car Safety Features

Many Drivers Rely Too Much on New Car Safety Features New cars are now coming out with high-tech safety features designed to prevent crashes. But if you don't know how...
Dangers of Teen Distracted Driving | Teen Driver Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car & Driver Safety
August 1, 2018

The Dangers of Teen Distracted Driving

The Dangers of Teen Distracted Driving For most adults, driving is second nature. Like breathing, we don’t really think about it. But to teens, the whole driving experience is new....
3 Tips for Nervous Drivers | Teen Driver Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car & Driver SafetyDriver Education
July 1, 2018

3 Tips for Nervous Drivers

3 Tips for Nervous Drivers Are you recovering from a bad accident that brings back scarring memories whenever you enter a parking lot? Do you hold your breath every time...
Parental Influence | Teen Driver Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Parent Tips
June 1, 2018

Parental Influence

Parental Influence SETTING GROUND RULES Although teen driver fatalities have declined over the years, motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of teen deaths. In fact, the United States is...
10 Terrifying Facts About Texting And Driving | Teen Driver Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car & Driver Safety
May 1, 2018

10 Terrifying Facts About Texting And Driving

10 Terrifying Facts About Texting And Driving There is no question that texting while driving is extremely dangerous and irresponsible. This is why most states throughout the country have made...
Teen Driver Requirements | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Driver EducationParent Tips
April 1, 2018

Teen Driver Requirements

Teen Driver Requirements Novice teen drivers are twice as likely as adult drivers to be in a fatal crash. Despite a 46-percent decline in driver fatalities of 15- to 18-year-olds...
Car Safety Technologies that May Save Your Life | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car Technology
March 1, 2018

Car Safety Technologies that May Save Your Life

Car Safety Technologies that May Save Your Life We take it for granted, the automatic way we take the wheel and set out to drive from Point A to Point...
Teens and Seat Belt Use | Teen Driver Safety Tips | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car & Driver Safety
February 1, 2018

Teens and seat belt use: What makes them click?

Teens and seat belt use: What makes them click? Highlights We examined self-reported seatbelt use among US high school students in 38 states. Only 51% of students reported always wearing...
5 Ways To Be A Defensive Driver | Teen Driver Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Driver Education
January 1, 2018

5 Ways To Be A Defensive Driver

5 Ways To Be A Defensive Driver Defensive driving starts with you. It can be a jungle out there on the road … and time-crunched drivers often produce a hectic...
Teen Driver's Education | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Driver Education
December 1, 2017

Driver’s Education

Driver's Education The Benefits of Driver's Education Programs Teen drivers are involved in vehicle crashes not because they are uninformed about the basic rules of the road or safe driving...
I Just Got My License - Now What? | Teen Driving Tips | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Driver Education
November 1, 2017

I Just Got My License – Now What?

I Just Got My License - Now What? Congrats! You're officially part of the club. You have joined the millions of new drivers already behind the wheel. You're probably feeling...
Steering teen drivers out of harm's way | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car & Driver Safety
October 1, 2017

Steering Teen Drivers Out of Harm’s Way

Steering Teen Drivers Out of Harm's Way My heart went out to Barb Dunn the moment her 16-year-old son, Daniel, answered my question. Once he gets his license in June,...
10 Driving Tips for New Teen Drivers | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Driver Education
September 1, 2017

10 Driving Tips for New Drivers

10 Driving Tips for New Teen Drivers Just got your driver’s license? Congratulations! You’ve officially joined some 200 million other folks across the U.S. behind the wheel. It’s an exciting...
Buy Your First New or Used Car | Teen Driver Tips | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Driver Education
August 1, 2017

How to Buy Your First New or Used Car

How to Buy Your First New or Used Car Teens might love the freedom a first car can bring, but it also brings a lot of responsibility. They need to...
The Future of Car Safety | Teen Driver Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car & Driver Safety
July 1, 2017

The Future of Car Safety

The Future of Car Safety It's not just our phones that are smart - our cars are now smart as well. Where once we only had safety belts and airbags...
Handle Peer Pressure While Driving | Teen Driving Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Driver Education
June 1, 2017

How to Handle Peer Pressure Behind the Wheel

How to Handle Peer Pressure Behind the Wheel Teenagers get the peer pressure speech all the time: “just say no,” “don’t give in,” etc. But it’s an important message, and...
7 New Technologies that Increase Driver Safety | Teen Driver Safety | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car Technology
May 1, 2017

7 New Technologies that Increase Driver Safety

7 New Technologies that Increase Driver Safety Vehicle safety has come a long way since the early days of seat belts and air bags. Thanks to seven technological innovations, driving...
Teaching Teen Drivers Car Control | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car & Driver SafetyDriver Education
April 1, 2017

Teaching Teen Drivers Car Control

Teaching Teen Drivers Car Control Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. Teenagers are four times more likely to crash than a driver over age...
Top 20 Defensive Driving Tips to Keep You Safe | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car & Driver Safety
March 1, 2017

Top 20 Defensive Driving Tips to Keep You Safe

Top 20 Defensive Driving Tips to Keep You Safe Getting behind the wheel of your car may seem like a commonplace event, but it is likely to be the most...
How to Reduce Anxiety While Driving | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Driver Education
February 1, 2017

How to Reduce Anxiety While Driving

How to Reduce Anxiety While Driving Many people are afraid of spiders, and far fewer appear to be afraid of cars. When you attempt to rationalize this, it’s unusual since...
10 Least expensive cars to Insure | Teen Drivers | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Parent Tips
January 1, 2017

10 Least Expensive Cars to Insure

The 10 least expensive cars to insure for your teen driver Turning 16 is even sweeter for teens when they get behind the wheel of their own car. But for...
16 Life Saving Driving Tips For Beginners | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Driver Education
December 1, 2016

16 Life Saving Driving Tips For Beginners

16 Life Saving Driving Tips For Beginners This list of 16 life saving driving tips for beginners was written by a certified driving instructor who is well versed in the...
The Biggest Distractions To Teen Drivers | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Driver Education
November 1, 2016

The Biggest Distractions To Teen Drivers

The Biggest Distractions To Teen Drivers Being a new driver isn’t easy. For teens especially, driving requires a ton of focus, practice, and skill. There are more than a few...
9 Car Safety Features to Look Out For | Alive at 25 Texas Alive at 25Car & Driver Safety
October 1, 2016

9 Car Safety Features to Look Out For

9 Car Safety Features to Look Out For Whether you’re shopping for a used or new car, it’s important to spend time making sure it’s safe. First off, you should...
Alive at 25 How to Recognize a Good Driver Blog Image | Alive at 25 Texas | Alive at 25 Houston | Alive at 25 Spring | Alive at 25 San Antonio | Alive at 25 Corpus Christi | Alive at 25 Port Arthur Alive at 25
September 7, 2016

How To Recognize a Good Driver | Alive at 25 Texas

How To Recognize a Good Driver? Our roads are clogged with tired, inexperienced, and distracted drivers, but there are a few people who know what they're doing. Driving safely isn't...
Alive at 25 Teens Are In Danger Blog Image | Alive at 25 Texas | Alive at 25 Houston | Alive at 25 Spring | Alive at 25 San Antonio | Alive at 25 Corpus Christi | Alive at 25 Port Arthur Alive at 25
September 7, 2016

Teens are in Danger | Alive at 25 Texas

Teen Drivers are in Danger; Do You Know Why? Teenagers are the ones going to school, but on one pop quiz, it was the parents who failed. The National Safety...
Alive at 25 Learn All Your Car Can Do Blog Image | Alive at 25 Texas | Alive at 25 Houston | Alive at 25 Spring | Alive at 25 San Antonio | Alive at 25 Corpus Christi | Alive at 25 Port Arthur Alive at 25
September 7, 2016

Learn All Your Car Can Do | Alive at 25 Texas

Learn All Your Car Can Do You've probably heard that line about how modern cell phones have more technology in them than the space program did when it was sending...
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September 7, 2016

Teen Click It or Ticket | Alive at 25 Texas

Teen Click It or Ticket Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teenagers. In Texas, teen drivers have the highest incidence of unbuckled fatalities. In 2014, 293 teen...
Alive at 25 Distracted Driving Solution Blog Image | Alive at 25 Texas | Alive at 25 Houston | Alive at 25 Spring | Alive at 25 San Antonio | Alive at 25 Corpus Christi | Alive at 25 Port Arthur Alive at 25
September 7, 2016

Distracted Driving Solution Texas | Alive at 25 Texas

One Scientist's Solution for Distracted Driving There are many strategies included in what is known as “defensive driving”. Some of these strategies include having proper hand position on the steering...