THE BLOG

Road Rage – what to do if you’re the target.

This week we’ve seen a rash of violent road rage incidents that have ended in violent encounters and arrests. While the chance of finding yourself in one of these extreme situations is low, do you know what you should do if it does happens to you? Here are a few things we tell our students …

by Steve Mochel

Practicing with your new driver.

Parents are the key. When it comes to keeping new teen drivers safe behind the wheel, the facts are clear. Parents who are actively involved in their child’s driver education significantly reduce crash rates of new teen drivers. And the most important thing we can do as parents is practice driving with our new drivers …

by Steve Mochel

Practicing with your new driver.

Parents are the key. When it comes to keeping new teen drivers safe behind the wheel, the facts are clear. Parents who are actively involved in their child’s driver education significantly reduce crash rates of new teen drivers. And the most important thing we can do as parents is practice driving with our new drivers …

by Steve Mochel

Teen Drivers with ADD

NBC Nightly News spent a day at Fresh Green Light recently while one of our students, Annie, went through her lessons both in-car with an instructor and in our state-of-the-art Driving Simulators. Annie is 17 and has ADHD. She’s also a great example of how both teens and parents can partner to take on this …

by Steve Mochel

Teen Drivers with ADD

NBC Nightly News spent a day at Fresh Green Light recently while one of our students, Annie, went through her lessons both in-car with an instructor and in our state-of-the-art Driving Simulators. Annie is 17 and has ADHD. She’s also a great example of how both teens and parents can partner to take on this …

by Steve Mochel

It took less than 2 seconds…

It took less than 2 seconds from the last moment her finger touched the screen of her iPhone to the time the first 911 call was made. She never saw him. There were no signs of braking. It took less than 2 seconds for a new, 16 year-old driver to kill a man by veering …

by Steve Mochel

The Last Text

As part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, several local High Schools have asked me to come in and speak to their students about texting and driving. I’m always grateful that the schools recognize distracted driving as the real danger that it is to our young drivers. As part of my presentation, I always show this …

by Steve Mochel