Personal Injury Law Blog Category: Teen Safe Driving Tips

October 25, 2015

Learn the facts about drowsy driving

Drowsy driving causes car accidents, which can result in serious injuries and even death. Although everyone knows driving while fatigued is not a good idea, many people are not aware of just how great the risk can be. Drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as driving drunk. The legal limit for driving in the […]

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September 25, 2015

Drunk driving causes one-third of all fatal car crashes

According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2013 a total of 10,076 Americans lost their lives in car accidents where a driver was above the legal blood alcohol limit. In fact, drivers who are legally drunk, meaning their blood alcohol level is 0.08 g/dL or higher, caused one-third […]

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November 04, 2013

Safe Cars for Teens

A Parent’s Guide to Choosing a Safe Car for a Teen Driver Your teen has graduated from a Learner’s License to an Intermediate License and is ready to hit the road with or without you in the passenger seat. In addition to discussions about the dangers of drinking and driving and other driving hazards, you’ll […]

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October 23, 2013

Six Tips for Talking to Your Teen about Drunk Driving

Car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports nearly 25 percent of teen male drivers involved in fatal auto accidents in 2011 had been drinking prior to the crash. As parents and personal injury attorneys, these numbers remind us of the importance […]

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October 22, 2013

Talk to Your Teen about What to Do after a Car Accident

As a parent, you do everything you can to keep your kids safe from harm. This includes prepping your teenager on what to do after a car accident. Having a well-thought-out accident plan won’t necessarily prevent injury, but it may help lessen the effects and protect your family’s right to financial recovery. Below are tips […]

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October 20, 2013

Official Announcement Giveaway of 2 Mini iPads for National Teen Safety Drive Week

The Chalik & Chalik Law Offices has announced their support of the upcoming National Teen Driver Safety Week. The campaign officially started on October 20th and will run through October 26th. The campaign was initially started by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in hopes of reducing the high car accident rate among teenage […]

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October 18, 2013

Teens and Motorcycles: Considerations & Safety Tips

The thought of teens riding around on motorcycles strikes fear in the heart of many parents and with good reason. An estimated 640 people under the age of 21 were injured in motorcycle accidents in 2011 in Florida alone, according to the FDOT Crash Analysis Reporting System (CARS). From our family to yours, we share […]

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October 12, 2013

Three Ways to Talk to Your Teenager about Texting and Driving

Texting is, without a doubt, one of the most dangerous things a driver can do. It (and other visual-manual subtasks like dialing) increases the risk of crashing by three times, according to a study by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI). It’s important to talk with your teenagers about the misconceptions, consequences, and dangers of […]

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