Safety

Teen car accidents: how to prevent and prepare

Watching your teenager drive off on their own for the first time can be a bittersweet experience. You spent hours and hours preparing them to be safe drivers, but you still worry. How can you go the extra mile to safely prepare your child for the open road? We can answer that question, but first,… Read More

Published on July 21, 2021
Safety

Teaching teens to drive: a parent’s guide

Every parent dreads the day their teenager gets behind the wheel. You know that your child is responsible, but not every other driver on the road is. What’s more, you likely remember your first experiences learning to drive: they might have been stressful, frustrating, or scary. And although you’re an experienced driver, you might be… Read More

Published on July 13, 2021
Car Insurance, Safety

Distracted driving: The role of cell phones and driving laws by state

At the most basic level, distracted driving is engaging in any activities while driving that take your attention away from the road. When your attention isn’t on the road, it’s a serious problem. It should come as no surprise that cell phones play a significant role in distracted driving – use of a cell phone… Read More

Published on July 9, 2021
Safety

Teen drinking and driving: how to talk to your teens

There’s never a good reason to drink and drive. In addition to the potentially devastating effects regarding injuries and death, there are other harsh consequences for driving while under the influence. Responsible parents understand this, but their teenagers who are new to driving and might be drinking underage may not. This guide will help you… Read More

Published on July 7, 2021
Safety

Distracted driving 101

By now, many of us have had at least a few conversations around distracted driving or have read about the dangers online and in the news. But even with all the knowledge we have, thousands of drivers continue to allow themselves to be distracted on the road. It’s become such a common occurrence that many… Read More

Published on July 5, 2021
Safety

Project Yellow Light and distracted driving awareness

Our aim at Elephant is to help make sure the roads you drive on are safe and distraction-free. One way we do this is through our partnership with Project Yellow Light, a national scholarship competition that was founded by Julie Garner, who lost her teenage son Hunter Garner in a car accident in 2007. This… Read More

Published on June 22, 2021