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Safe Teen Drivers: Learner's Permit

Updated: 03/10/2014 - Exams aren't usually something teens look forward to. But there's one test most fifteen and a half year olds are eager to take, their learner's permit exam.

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Safe Teen Drivers: Nervousness

Updated: 02/11/2014 - Most teenagers can't wait to get their license and the freedom that comes along with it. But getting behind the wheel isnt a priority for everyone.

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Safe Teen Driver: Driving on Ice and Snow

Updated: 12/09/2013 - In Virginia, wintertime can be treacherous. When roads are covered in snow and ice conditions become dangerous for drivers, especially rookie teen drivers.

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Street Safe Teens: The Dangers of Deer

Updated: 11/12/2012 - We've all seen them on the sides of the roads, maybe you've even had to slam on your brakes to avoid hitting them. Deer are a big problem this time of year.

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Safe Teen Drivers: How to Save on Insurance

Updated: 09/11/2012 - When it is time for teenager to get behind the wheel, many parents look at what insurance policy they need. Although insurance can be expensive there are some ways to pay for a policy at a low price. The type of car a teen drives can affect how much a parent will have to pay.

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Back to School Driving Advice for Teen Drivers

Updated: 08/13/2012 - Some students spent their summer at Greenlight Driving School in Charlottesville. Owner and driving instructor Sheila Jones says before teens head back to school they should become familiar with their route and to make sure their cell phones are not around them while driving.

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Street Safe Teens: Car Buying

Posted: 08/01/2012 - While shopping for a car, there is a lot to think about, especially when buying one for a teenager.

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Street Safe Teens: Working Out and Driving

Updated: 06/12/2012 - Could hitting the gym do more than just burn a few calories? Researchers at the University of Virginia are looking to see if staying in shape can keep teens safe behind the wheel.

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Safe Teen Drivers: X THA TXT Campaign

Updated: 04/10/2012 - April is National Distracted Driver Awareness month, and members of one area law firm are doing their part to bring local attention to the problem. Representatives with MichieHamlett will be traveling to area schools to discuss the dangers of distracted driving.

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Street Safe Teens: Text Disabling Apps

Updated: 04/05/2012 - It causes 28 percent of car crashes nationwide and is more of a problem for today's teens than drinking and driving. Although texting and driving is only a secondary offense in the state of Virginia, there are new applications you can download to disable the service.

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Street Safe Teens: Proposed Legislation to Curb Dangerous Habits

Updated: 02/13/2012 - National studies show 28 percent of all crashes are caused by texting. Driving instructors argue new road rules are needed to keep teens safe, and in this week's segment of Street Safe Teens we highlight new legislation aimed at keeping new drivers safe.

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Street Safe Teens: Mastering New Roads

Updated: 01/23/2012 - Friday, the new John Warner Parkway opened to traffic. The road brings more traffic to Melborne Road in front of Charlottesville High School. Charlottesville Police say area students need to be aware of the new traffic patterns and increase in cars.

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Street Safe Teens: Lights, Camera, Action

Updated: 12/13/2011 - Studies show texting and driving causes more car crashes than drinking and driving for teen drivers. A group of students from Albemarle High School's Drama Department decided to pick up a camera and do something about that.

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Street Safe Teens: Risky Business

Updated: 01/23/2012 - Car crashes are one of the leading causes of death for teens nationwide. However, it is not because they are beginners, or because they lack experience it has to do with gravitational forces.

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Street Safe Teens: New Music Video

Updated: 10/11/2011 - Six years ago, Travis Tucker captivated fans on the stage of American Idol. Now the former finalist is singing a new tune with a powerful message for teen drivers.

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