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What Can Parents Do - Chicago Tribune - September 2006

 

Now, it's danger city' - Globe and Mail - June 2006

 

Parents, keep teen drivers safe - Kansas city Star - March 2006

 

Close Call Prompts Man to Act - University of Western Ontario - Feb 2005

 

Trying to prevent bad driving behaviour - Toronto Star - May 2004

 

Safer on the Roads - The Weekly - April 2004

 

On The Road - Herald News - April 2004

 

Teenager fined for driving 205 km-h on Hwy. 400 - York Region - April 2004

Raise the Drinking Age - Canadian Insurance - Oct 2003

Speed Demons - London Free Press - Oct 2003

 

PAST ARTICLES (in order of oldest to newest)

Article on I Promise Program at KidsGrowth.com

Presentation to the East Hamilton Kiwanis Club

Canadian Insurance-NEWS - April 12th, 2001

Insurance Federation of Minnesota, newsletter - June 2001

Tompson World Insurance News - May 24 2001

Canadian Insurance Magazine - June 2001

Canadian Underwriter magazine - June 2001

Parents Association: eNews article

Truck News - July 2001

Journal of Trauma Nursing - January-March 2001

Advice to new teen driver

Ottawa South Community Association

Ontario Health Promotion e-Bulletin Aug 24, 2001 #222

National Post (national Canadian newspaper) Sept. 6, 2001

St. Petersburg Times - Floridian Section

American Traffic Safety Services Association - see page 2

Insurance Research Council finds support for special licensing laws for teen drivers

Ottawa Citizen, Wheels section (front page) - Oct. 12, 2001

National Post - Oct 10 2001 How to Lower Insurance Costs

Canadian Underwriter - Press release - Agents and Brokers

British Columbia Crime Prevention Association Newsletter

Ottawa Sun - December 16 20011

Hamilton Spectator - Dec 11 2001

International Journal of Trauma Nursing Oct - Dec 2001

Blue Line - Law Enforcement Magazine - I Promise Program Jan 02

Canadian Underwriter - Dominion gets discount approval - Jan 02

Dominion to give discount - Thompson World News Jan 17 - 02

Herald Online - Healthy Lancaster - Lancaster SC - Jan 02

Keeping teenage drivers on track - the Record - Kitchener - Jan 02

Netherlands FEVR Article - in Dutch and English- IPP - January 02

N. American Teen safe driving program launched at Orchard Park - Hamilton Spect.

Program encourages safe driving El Paso Times - Living - January 19 - 02

Slow Down - Portland Press Herald - Jan 23 02

Risk & Insurance - August 2001

Program encourages better drivers - Las Vegas Review - March 2002

I Promise Program designed to challenge teens to drive safely - Dundas, Feb 2002

Cara Johnston Supports I Promise Program - Dundas, Feb 2002

Launched to Reduce Teen Car Crashes - Collision Insight, Feb 2002

I Promise Program Relies On Family Pledge - News Herald Panama City Fl, Jan 2002

Michigan Insurance Federation (MIF Notes) - Teen driving Program - Feb 2002

Officials Hope to Curb Accidents - The Herald, South Carolina - Jan 2002

Safe Driving Habits - The Family - April 2002

Teen Drivers at Highest Risk - Honolulu Advisor - April 2002

An Agreement For Life - Bluefield, Virginia - April 2002

Road rules keep kids safe on prom, other nights - Spokane Review - March 2002

I Promise Program provides negotiating power - Lancaster SC - March 2002

Promises Could Save Lives - Oceanside News, BC - March 2002

Help For Teenage Drivers - Cape Coral, Florida, March 2002

Program gets off the ground - Auburn Journal - March 2002

Safe Driving Program Launched - Medical Post - January 2002

Keeping young drivers safe on the road - Car and Driver

Deadly Dance - HAMPTON ROADS VIRGINIA - April-2002

PIA of Tennessee - pg 4 - February 2002

Ensure safety on prom night - Press Republic - April 2002

Prepare for prom with safety in mind - The Review - Alliance Ohio - March 2002

Parents can make prom memorable - Kenai Alaska - March 2002

Students urged to be cautious - Cleveland Tennessee - April 2002

Iowa Assoc of Safety Education - pg 2 - Spring 2002

Parents: Do you know how your kids drive? - Surrey Leader - BC - May 2002

Promise to drive safely - Toronto Star - May 2002

Make a promise to drive safely - Journal Star - Peoria, IL - May 2002

Inexperienced drivers - The Messenger - Hartsville SC - May 2002

Safe Driving Week - Virginian Pilot - May 2002

Driver's ed not crash proof - Rocky Mountain New - May 2002

Making Safer Drivers - Daily Breeze - CA - June 2002

Teen Driving Myths - Dover New Philadelphia, Ohio - June 2002

Inexperience - Pittsburgh Tribune - June 2002

Responsible driving - Amman, Jordan Press Foundation - June 2002

BEHIND the WHEEL - Pantograph - Bloomington, IL - June 2002

Teen driving safety in spotlight - Charlotte Observer - May 2002

Community remembers teens - Lancaster SC - August 2002

Learn how to fight crime at National Night Out - Lancaster SC - August 2002

Police tell parents - Lincoln Daily News - July 2002

Practice - The Independent - Nebraska - July 2002

Ask the Child Experts Column - The Province - Sept 2002

Teen driving focus of safety week - Star Gazette - Elmira NY - June 2002

Teens driving to school - Boise - July 2002  

Funky Teen - I Promise Program - September 2002

Monitoring device misses point - feedback to ABC - Sept 2002

Newport News Police Dept - 2002

Ten Tips to Save on Insurance - Toronto Star - Sept 2002

Good trustworthy teens die in crashes - Kennebec Journal - Sept 2002

Senators must be stoned - Globe and Mail - Sept 2002

Preliminary Research - Healthy Lancaster - Oct 02

Program helps prevent tragedies - Cambridge Reporter - Oct 02

Healthy Lancaster offers driving program - Lancaster News SC - Oct 02

Crashes up Accidents Down - Lincoln daily News - Lincoln Il - Oct 2002

Crash not accident - Glasgow Daily Times - Glasogow KY - Oct 02

Implications from Language - Goshen News - IN - Oct 02

Caution teens driving younger siblings - Canadian Driver - Oct 02

Teen car crashes - Ireland - Jan 03

I Promise attempts to drive away the horror - Flamborough Post - Jan 03

Road Safety Drives Kiwanian - Jan 2003

Combat drunk driving during the holidays - Hawkins County - Dec 02

Guest Editorial - York PA - Dec 02

Police use I Promise Program - Lancaster SC - Dec 2002

Program drives home car safety - Simcoe County - Nov 2002

Street Smarts - Santa Cruz Sentinal - Nov 2002

In case of crash - NAIIA - Nov 02

Crash - Washington Oregon Claims Service - Nov 02

Preliminary Results - Collision Insight - Nov 02

Inexperience behind the wheel - Joplin MO - Nov 02

A Promise Worth Keeping - Daily Times - Ottawa IL - Nov 02

Agents take action! - MIAA - Maine - Feb 2003

Buckle up the kids - OHIO - Feb 2003

Man works to tame teen drivers - Guelph Mercury - Feb 03

Efforts to increase awareness - Lafayette IN - Feb 2003

Keeping our children safe is top priority - Lancaster Eagle Gazette - Ohio Feb 2003

Street Smarts - Santa Cruz - Feb 2003

Worth Sharing - Emergency Medical Services for Children - Jan 03

Child Passenger Safety - Parents Org - UK - Feb 2003

Law agencies team - Lancaster SC - March 2003

Teen driver safety - OHPE - March 2003

Keep teens safe on prom night - Lancaster SC - March 2003

Parents worry - School Daily - March 2003

Prom limo advice - Dover OHIO - March 2003

Limo and the Prom - Vacaville Unified School District - March 2003

Survival 101 - KDKA Pittsburg - March 2003

Handing over the keys - East Texas News - March 2003

Risk Assessment - Daily Courier - April 2003

Prom season - But Summer Comes - The Weekly - May 2003

Prom Driving Tips - The Auto Channel - May 2003

Cell phone top safety feature - Yahoo - June 03

Even elderly are split on age - Daily Breeze - Torrence CA

I Promise - Hamilton Spectator - June 2003

I Promise works to save lives - Pittsburgh - June 03

Rising car insurance - Globe and Mail - June 2003

Teen charged - London Free Press - June 2003

Canadian solution to rising insurance rates - PAIIA - July 03

Garrell Wins Praise - Lancaster News - July 2003

Lead by Example - AAMVA - Aug 2003

Steering Youths to Safety - York Region - Aug 2003

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Links

  1. DriveSmartBC - Great site by a former RCMP Officer
  2. The Family Car
  3. The Partnership for Safe Driving
  4. Parenting the Teenage Driver - Dale Wisely Web Site
  5. Dr.Driving
  6. LEARN + LIVE, England
  7. SmartRisk
  8. S.A.F.E. (Stay Alive From Education)
  9. Driver's Ed in Florida - On-line traffic school...

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