Teen Driving

Join Us in Our First-Ever LIVE Event, “Teens & Me,” on January 26th in Miami

Teen anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health conditions that arise during adolescence, and parenting or mentoring teens requires a set of skills caregivers often find themselves missing or needing to improve. The team here at Los Tweens & Teens (http://www.lostweens.com), the bilingual e-magazine for the years after kindergarten and before college, often […]

7 Top Driving Safety Tips for Teen Drivers (with sample family agreement!)

“Every year more than two thousand teen drivers are involved in fatal motor vehicle crashes,” said Torine Creppy, president of Safe Kids Worldwide. “Time and again we hear stories about teens whose inexperience, when combined with unnecessary risk-taking, like not wearing a seat belt, results in tragedy. We recommend: [Video] Safe Kids Worldwide and Cheverolet Launch […]

[Video] Looking for Teens to Submit Short Videos for the #DrivingSkills101 Challenge

Members of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) are being challenged to spread the word about the risks teen drivers face when having too many passengers in the vehicle, in the annual #DrivingSkills101 campaign sponsored by The National Road Safety Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes safe driving, and SADD. Studies show that talking with other […]

[Video] Safe Kids Worldwide and Chevrolet Launch Award-Winning Teen Driver Safety Video

Motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for American teens and are most often the result of inexperienced teen drivers taking risks like not buckling up, texting, driving with teen passengers, speeding, driving under the influence or driving in the dark. In recognition of National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 21-27, 2018), Safe […]

6 Auto-Care Steps to do Before Going on Your Summer Road Trip

This summer, AAA expects to receive calls from over seven million stranded motorists experiencing car trouble. The majority of issues the travel group anticipates will cause car problems, such as dead batteries and flat tires, can be prevented with a pre-trip vehicle inspection. AAA also reports that four out of 10 drivers are unprepared for […]

[Photos] Behind the Scenes at Cooper Tire’s Latino Focus Group at Hispanicize 2017

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Cooper Tires and DiMe Media. A few weeks ago, our contributer boy-mom, Candy Olivares, reported how was her experience changing her old auto tires to brand new Cooper Tires, while at the same time teaching her adorable tween son about tire safety. This was thanks to our […]

[Video] Teaching My 10-Year-Old-Son About Car Tire Safety with Cooper Tires

We partnered with Cooper Tires for this post, but as always, all opinions are ours. You’ve heard the saying, “boys and their toys.” When you think of “toys” you think of automobiles if they are adults and and if they are kids, you think the obvious toys. Now that our boy is getting older we […]

[Photos] [Video] Recap of Ford’s “Driving Skills for Life” Teen Event in Miami

The Mentor4Teens Series is Presented as part of Los Tweens & Teens’ Partnership With Ford. All opinions are our own.                 WATCH CRISTY AND THE SOPHLIVIA TWINS JOIN THE FUN AT FORD’S “DRIVING SKILLS FOR LIFE:” Anllelic LozadaAnllelic Lozada “Angie” is a proud P.A.N.K (professional aunt with no […]

WANTED: Teen Drivers in Miami for a Free Advanced Drivers Training Course

Ford Motor Company and the Ford Fund’s Driving Skills for Life will be coming to Miami February 4-5 at Hard Rock Stadium. Ford is inviting parents in the South Florida area to register their teens for free hands-on advanced drivers training. Training will help teens improve their skills in hazard recognition, vehicle handling, speed and space management, […]

[Video] Abuelo Sergio Shares Safe Driving Advice With Soon-to-be-Driver Sophia

This article is part of the “Mentors4Teens” special editorial series, which highlights positive influence to our teens thru mentors beyond mom and dad. Channel is sponsored by Ford en Español, and their #AbrochatePorAmor campaign for safe teen driving.  All opinions, as algways, are our own. * Watch abuelo Sergio give driving advice to his soon-to-be-driver teen, […]

[En Español] Nuevo informe ofrece recomendaciones para conductores adolescentes y sus padres

Con antelación a la Semana Nacional de Seguridad de Conductores Adolescentes (Oct. 16-22), un nuevo informe de la Asociación de Gobernadores de Seguridad Vial (GHSA), financiado por una subvención del Fondo Ford Motor Company, muestra que si bien se ha avanzado mucho en la reducción de los accidentes de tráfico y muertes que involucran adolescentes […]

[Video] How to Mentor Your Teens About Safe Driving

For parents, having their teen start driving can be not the best new, as it entails a new level of responsability to the not-yet-adult child. Their inexperience on the road make them at higher risk of accidents. The mobile use adds a whole new layer of distractions (ones that even adults are guilty of). Peer pressure of […]