Episode 47: Adapting peer-to-peer programming during COVID
The Daily Drive: Educating Parents and Teen Drivers
by Ford Driving Skills for Life
1y ago
Purnima Unni and Dr. Irving Zamora with Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt worked tirelessly this school year on the 'Be in the Zone - Turn Off Your Phone' (BITZ) teen safe driving initiative. They conducted BITZ virtually this year and what we really want to know is, how did they do it? How did they adapt to make this initiative successful during COVID? Tune in to this week's episode to find out! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/forddrivingskillsforlife/message ..read more
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Episode 46: Ford Driving Skills for Life announces 2021 hands-on training events schedule
The Daily Drive: Educating Parents and Teen Drivers
by Ford Driving Skills for Life
1y ago
If you are a fan of the Ford Driving Skills for Life award-winning hands-on driver training events (and who isn't?!) be sure to tune in for a welcome update on the 2021 season!  Here's a teaser: It's official! We're back! This year the Ford Driving Skills for Life FREE hands-on training clinics for newly licensed drivers will be taking place in Anaheim, Oceanside and Sacramento, California Houston and Dallas, Texas Atlanta, Georgia Nashville, Tennessee Phoenix, Arizona We're starting in Southern California and registration is now LIVE Register here https://drivingskillsforlife.com/trainin ..read more
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Episode 45: Summertime and the 100 deadliest days for teen drivers
The Daily Drive: Educating Parents and Teen Drivers
by Ford Driving Skills for Life
1y ago
This Thursday we're throwing it back to June 2020 when we spoke to Governors Highway Safety Association about COVID restrictions, summertime, the 100 deadliest days for teen drivers and parents modeling safe driving behaviors. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/forddrivingskillsforlife/message ..read more
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Episode 44: Know the signs. Work zone safety
The Daily Drive: Educating Parents and Teen Drivers
by Ford Driving Skills for Life
1y ago
You've seen the cones, the signs and the workers out there making our roads safer and more efficient but, do you really know the hazards of highway work zones? Do you know what you can do as a driver to keep yourself and those workers safe? Join us for a conversation with experts from Texas A&M Transportation Institute and the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) on this very topic.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/forddrivingskillsforlife/message ..read more
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Episode 43: E-scooter safety tips, trends and new tech
The Daily Drive: Educating Parents and Teen Drivers
by Ford Driving Skills for Life
1y ago
E-Scooters are a terrific way to get around ubran areas. They are environmentally responsible, inexpensive to rent and a better alternative to heavy traffic. But, they come with a responsibility to Share the Road and share it safely.  Join us for a great conversation with Spin about E-scooter safety, trends and new technology.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/forddrivingskillsforlife/message ..read more
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Episode 42: What should I do if I have a tire blowout while driving?
The Daily Drive: Educating Parents and Teen Drivers
by Ford Driving Skills for Life
1y ago
Ever wonder what to do if you're driving and you have a tire blowout while driving? Are you ready to control the car if that happens, and do you know what to do next?  This segment of 'What Should I Do?' on The Daily Drive aims to answer those very questions! Ever wonder what to do if you're driving and you have a tire blowout? Are you ready to control the car if that happens? Do you know what to do next? Teen driver Josh will get some answers for you in this segment of 'What Should I Do?' on The Daily Drive.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/forddrivingskillsforlife/m ..read more
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Episode 36: Sharing the road safely with motorcyclists
The Daily Drive: Educating Parents and Teen Drivers
by Ford Driving Skills for Life
1y ago
May is #MotorcycleSafetyAwarenessMonththe official start of the riding season and many more motorcyclists will be out on the roads. Motorcycles have a small profile, so they can be easily missed by drivers not looking out for them. This week on #TheDailyDrive the Motorcycle Safety Foundation will talk to us about the issues motorcyclists face in traffic. They will also share tips about what drivers need to know to share the road safely with motorcyclists. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/forddrivingskillsforlife/message ..read more
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Episode 33: Ford Driving Skills for Life instructors talk distracted driving
The Daily Drive: Educating Parents and Teen Drivers
by Ford Driving Skills for Life
1y ago
We have a few of our very own Ford Driving Skills for Life instructors on this episode of The Daily Drive to tell us how the distracted driving course at our hands-on training events positively impact newly licensed drivers and their parents.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/forddrivingskillsforlife/message ..read more
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Episode 32: A father's mission to end distracted driving
The Daily Drive: Educating Parents and Teen Drivers
by Ford Driving Skills for Life
1y ago
As we continue with episodes dedicated to Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Joel Feldman tells us why he and his wife started the nonprofit End Distracted Driving after his daughter Casey was tragically hit and killed by a distracted driver when she was crossing the street. She was only 21 years old. Joel posed the question, if parents are willing to do anything to keep their children safe, why do so many parents still drive distracted?  He has classes with kids and he will ask them to raise their hands if mom and dad drive distracted and he said typically around 70% raise their hands ..read more
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Episode 31: Eyes Drive: are eyes the key to distracted driving?
The Daily Drive: Educating Parents and Teen Drivers
by Ford Driving Skills for Life
1y ago
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a perfect opportunity to encourage your family, friends, and peers to end distracted driving. In reading some recent statistics, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration stated that roughly 20% of injuries occurring in car crashes involve distracted driving. The Center for Diseases Control stated that Distracted driving claims eight lives per day — approximately 3,500 -- and an additional 387,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver. With young people among the most likely to text and talk behind the w ..read more
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