Health & Safety Tips

Top Tips for Teen Pedestrians

“Top Tips for Teen Pedestrians” emphasizes pedestrian safety for teens, particularly in the context of distractions like mobile phone use. Key safety tips include using sidewalks, crossing at designated areas, staying alert, avoiding distractions like phones and headphones, wearing visible clothing at night, and being cautious around moving vehicles. The guide also debunks common myths, such as the false security of crosswalks and the belief that seeing a driver means they see you. It encourages teens to advocate for safer streets and reminds both pedestrians and drivers to share the responsibility for road safety. This resource, along with others, is available from America Walks.

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Teen Driver Holiday Gift Guide

Introducing our Teen Safe Driving Gift Guide, a thoughtfully curated selection of gifts that prioritize safety for young drivers and pedestrians. As the holiday season approaches, and throughout the year, ensuring the well-being of teen drivers is paramount.

In this guide, you’ll find handpicked presents that not only make great gifts but also promote responsible and secure driving habits. Whether you’re a parent, guardian, or a friend looking for the perfect present this season, these picks will bring peace of mind and encourage safe journeys for the teens in your life.

Drive Safe, Stay Safe Celebrating National Teen Driver Safety Week

National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 15-21st) underscores the risks teen drivers face. Statistics reveal teens have a 3x higher likelihood of fatal crashes than those 20+. Additional teen passengers increase crash risk by 44%, and 23% were using phones in fatal accidents. For safety, teens should: stay focused, know their car settings, maintain safe distances, avoid distractions, obey speed limits, limit passengers, have a co-pilot for tasks, set clear rules like seatbelt use, and practice both day and night driving. Advocacy for the “In One Instant” program in schools is also recommended.

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Summer Reminders – Top 6 Water Safety Tips You Need to Know

The Umergency Newsletter offers crucial advice for ensuring safety during summer activities, particularly those involving water. It strongly recommends the use of Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) during all water activities due to their life-saving potential, and underscores the importance of applying sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher to protect against harmful UV rays. Maintaining sobriety when operating any vehicles, including boats, is also emphasized for personal and group safety.

Key tips include checking weather conditions before water adventures and informing a reliable person about your plans. The Umergency App is promoted as a valuable resource in emergencies, providing access to local services, a secure copy of health insurance cards, and features for emergency notifications and status updates.

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Drive into Summer with In One Instant’s Top 10 Teen Driver Safety Tips

This article emphasizes the prevalence of distracted driving despite its known risks. 

It provides these essential tips to enhance road safety: 

  • preparing for a journey by setting up GPS and minimizing phone distractions
  • avoiding eating while driving
  • curating a distraction-free listening experience
  • staying vigilant for other distracted drivers
  • establishing ground rules for passengers. 

For further information on promoting teen road safety, In One Instant offers a free program designed by and for teens, with proven results in cultivating safer driving habits.

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Smart Driving: How to Prevent Distracted Driving and Stay Safe

This article emphasizes the prevalence of distracted driving despite its known risks.

It provides essential tips to enhance road safety, such as preparing for the journey by setting up GPS and minimizing phone distractions, avoiding eating while driving, curating a distraction-free listening experience, staying vigilant for other distracted drivers, and establishing ground rules for passengers.

For further information on promoting teen road safety, In One Instant offers a free program designed by and for teens, with proven results in cultivating safer driving habits.

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