MOTOsafety Blog

The Latest on Driver Safety, Education & More

Car maintenance

Basic Car Maintenance Tips for Teens

By: Jana Rhodes

November 7, 2016

If your teen or college student is driving a car equipped with MOTOsafety, they have an advantage when it comes to keeping their car in great condition. Maintenance schedules help…

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Calling for help after a car accident

What to Do in an Accident

By: Dave Holland

October 24, 2016

When you send your teen out on their own, you should send them well-trained to avoid accidents. However, you should also send them well-prepared to handle an accident if it…

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Mother and daughter driving lesson

Teaching Your Teen Defensive Driving Skills

By: Jana Rhodes

October 3, 2016

As the parent of a teen driver, you do all that you can to teach your child to drive safely. So why are you so worried when you watch that car leave the driveway?

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Confident teen driver

When Your School Cancels Driver's Ed

By: Dave Holland

September 23, 2016

There is a growing trend among states and schools to discontinue driver’s ed programs. The high cost of administering classes, combined with skepticism over how much classroom…

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Mothers Against Drunk Driving

MOTOsafety Supports "Walk Like MADD" 5K Walk Events in Tucson & Phoenix

By: Dave Holland

September 6, 2016

Inexperience and speed are two of the most common factors in collisions involving teen drivers.

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Student driver leaving for college

Taking the Car to College

By: Dave Holland

August 31, 2016

The start of a new college school year has arrived, and your young adult is excited for the next adventure. Your college student is probably thinking more about preparing for the…

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Driving report card

MOTOsafety Back-to-School Checklist

By: Jana Rhodes

August 12, 2016

The class schedule is printed and ready to go. You bought everything on the teacher supply list. The new fall fashions are hanging in your teen’s closet. Your family is almost…

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Semi truck at night

Teaching Your Teen Driver to Share the Road

By: Jana Rhodes

August 1, 2016

If you have a teen driver on the road, it is time to return to an old lesson: sharing. It has probably been some time since you had a conversation about sharing with your child,…

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Flat tire

What to Teach Your Teen About Tire Safety

By: Jana Rhodes

July 13, 2016

Does your teen know how to maintain their tires? Driver’s Education programs offer great preparation and training for teen drivers. However, the focus is usually on safety…

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Our Traffic Safety Message Carries With It Far-Reaching Implications

By: Lisa Robinson

July 1, 2016

For the last 15½ years, there has been at least one traffic fatality on roads in Texas every single day. Texas leads the nation in car crashes and in drunk driver deaths. Texas…

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