Tim Hollister – A Father Shares Tragic Story about Teen Driving
The No. 1 cause of death for teens is car crashes and statistics show summer months are when teens most frequently take joyrides, or trips for fun, with no plan or destination and in light of June being National Safety Month, Hollister teamed up with Hum by Verizon to share smart tips on how parents can help their teen drivers be safer during this dangerous time of year.
This summer, Hum by Verizon is taking action to focus on making the days between Memorial and Labor Days the 100 Safer Days of Summer. For 100 days, parents of teens and summer drivers overall will be encouraged and educated about ways they can stay safer on the road this summer.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT 100 SAFER DAYS OF SUMMER:
Why this parent believes every parent should install a tracking device like Hum by Verizon
Discover why there is no such thing as a ‘safe’ teen driver
How tech can provide road-side assistance, emergency help and peace of mind
How parents can open the door to constructive conversations about safer driving by monitoring their teen’s driving
SPOKESPERSON BACKGROUND: Hollister is the author of: “Not So Fast: Parenting Your Teen Through the Dangers of Driving” and “His Father Still: A Parenting Memoir.” He has received the nation’s highest civilian award for traffic safety from the U.S. Department of Transportation, as well as national public service awards from the Governors Highway Safety Association (2015) and the National Safety Council (2015). He was also appointed to and served on the state task force that rewrote Connecticut’s Graduated Driver’s Laws, enacted in 2008 and has appeared on CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, the Hallmark Channel’s “Home and Family” Show, and Raising America on HLN.
Courtesy: Hum by Verizon