9 Ways To Track Your Teen With Today’s New Technology
Winter Driving Dangers
With all the hazards that come with the winter months, here are a few tips to help you avoid dangerous situations. Make sure to look into the list below before getting out on the road!
- Increase stopping distance
- Keep your windshield and windows clear
- Fill up on gas
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Cyclist Detection System
Volvo is one of several auto dealers preparing to add a front-end bicycle detection feature to their cars. This new feature would alert drivers to cyclists near the front-end of their cars in order to avoid a collision. Why the front of the car, you may ask. The article states that, statistically speaking, cyclists are at a greater chance of getting hit when in front of a car rather than when behind. To learn more, click here.
Track Your Teen
The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu will include a feature called Teen Driver which will monitor and control settings in your car such as:
- Mute radio until front seatbelts fastened
- Set maximum speed
- Maximum speed alarm
- Over speed alarm
- Distance Driven
- Forward Collision Alerts
- Forward Collision Avoidance Braking
- Stability Control
- Anti-lock Brake Events
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Here at NTSI, we are firm believers in enhancing individual responsibility one attitude at a time. This is especially true when it comes to our kids. These in-car tools will help you to track your teen in order to learn their bad driving habits. Then, you can begin to help your teen correct these habits while teaching them the many dangerous consequences. And while you’re at it – check to see how you’re doing too!
We offer defensive driving courses both in-person and online to equip your teen with the right attitude before heading out onto the road. This course is geared toward all adults and has insurance and point reduction benefits. A second beneficial course is our SNAP (Safer New Attitude Program) geared toward young adults ages 16 to 24. Our SNAP program reminds students of the consequences of distracted driving and drunk driving. We will continue to provide as many tools and tricks as possible for you and your family to be safe drivers.