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Safe Teen Drivers: Graduated Driver Licensing

Updated: 09/08/2014 - Graduated driver licensing laws make sure teens gradually build up driving experience. First they get a learners permit, then an intermediate license where there are some restrictions and finally graduation to a full license.

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Safe Teen Drivers: Safest Used Cars for Teens

Updated: 08/11/2014 - The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) tested dozens of used cars under $20,000 to find out which ones were safest for teen drivers.

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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 Drivers: Distractive Driving Study

Updated: 01/13/2014 - Inexperienced drivers are four-times more likely to get into a car crash, this according to a new report published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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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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Wake Up Call for Drowsy Drivers

Updated: 11/12/2013 - A new study from AAA suggests drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving.

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Summer Vacation is Deadliest Time for Teen Drivers

Updated: 05/13/2013 - According to AAA, car accidents are the leading cause of death among teenagers, and the period from Memorial Day to Labor Day are the 100 deadliest days for 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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