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Teenage Drivers

What You Need to Know About Your Teen's Driving Restrictions

The state of Tennessee has created a multi-step licensing process for teenage drivers. 
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Safety tips for back-to-school season

Even though the heat of summer is still with us, it's already time for kids and parents to think about heading back to school. Between the thrill of meeting new classmates and buying school supplies, there can be a bunch of excitement this time of year. However, the start of the [...]
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High temps increase dangers of leaving kids and pets in parked cars

As the hottest months of the summer approach, the dangers of leaving your children and pets in a parked car increase. In the United States alone, an average of 37 children die every year from being left in a hot car. Here's why you should never leave your children or pets in a [...]
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LayZ Board Hoverboard confirmed as cause of deadly house fire

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has evidence that a LayZ Board brand self-balancing scooter, also known as a "hoverboard," was responsible for a March house fire that killed two little girls. LayZ Board is only one brand of the device. Its products are manufactured in [...]
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6 Trick-or-Treating Tips For a Safer Halloween

41.2 million goblins, ghosts, superheros, and princesses went trick-or-treating on Halloween in 2015. It's a time for both adults and children to dress up, get outside, make memories and have some fun. It can, however, be a dangerous night out if safety isn't top-of-mind.
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8 hazards that can lead to serious child injuries

Now that autumn is upon us and children are back at school, parents may breathe a sigh of relief. Kids can get into all kinds of dangerous situations with lots of time on their hands and without the structure - and relative safety - of school.
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What's worse -- texting and driving or drunk drivers?

Many Nashville teenagers seem to text each other more often than they speak to each other. Unfortunately, many of them are so attached to their smart phones that they don't put them away while they are driving. In recent years, texting and driving has become a leading cause of [...]
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Teen driver deaths rise, Tennessee tops list

A recent study found that Tennessee is one of the worst states in the nation for fatal traffic accidents involving teenagers. Nationwide, the number of teenagers killed in car accidents rose 19 percent in the first half of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011, according to [...]
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Parents play vital role in teens' driving behaviors

Most Tennessee parents would attest they want the best for their children and do what they can to keep them safe and secure. While many parents beam upon hearing their children take after them, having a child that's a chip off the old block may be a negative when it comes to [...]
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Laws vary widely on teen drivers licensing

It is widely acknowledge that teenage drivers are the most at risk for a car crash and for traffic fatalities. Car accidents are the leading cause of death among teens in the United States, and the first year that they have a driver's license is one of the most dangerous parts [...]
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