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    DescriptionBEFORE YOU EVEN THINK ABOUT HANDING YOUR TEENS THE CAR KEYS, DO EVERYONE A BIG FAVOR: CRASHPROOF THEM! Every year, six million sons and daughters will become first-time drivers. Fifty-eight percent of them will be involved in a car accident within a year of getting their license, and a significant portion of these crashes will be fatal. But here's the good news: research has shown that car crashes can be reduced by up to 30 percent when you, the parent, are actively involved in your teen's instruction and set certain limits. In Crashproof Your Kids, certified driving instructor and dad Timothy Smith has combined the collective wisdom of numerous experts to develop the Crashproof Plan: a series of behind-the-wheel exercises designed to improve your teen's driving awareness, behavior, and skill in a way that fits your schedule. Written in a highly accessible, informal, and often humorous style, this comprehensive plan begins where drivers' education programs end, and includes: A step-by-step plan to develop your teen's braking, car control, and defensive driving skills How to handle road emergencies and basic car maintenance Tips on helping your teen deal with dangerous distractions, including peer pressure and the use of alcohol and drugs The Crashproof Contract, which outlines the expectations, responsibilities, and rules of the road for both the teen and the parent You'll get plenty of help on how to communicate vital driving concepts to your teen, and you'll laugh, learn, and sympathize with stories from parents who have already been there. Crashproof Your Kids is an essential resource for any parents wanting to help their teenagers successfully navigate the single most dangerous activity they'll ever undertake."


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    Title
    Crashproof Your Kids
    Subtitle
    Make Your Teen a Safer, Smarter Driver
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Timothy C. Smith
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 306
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 391 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780743277112
    ISBN 10: 0743277112
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.9
    DC21: 629.283
    BIC subject category V2: VFXC1, VSF, WG
    B&T Approval Code: A31503241
    BISAC V2.8: FAM043000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JNRV
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24310
    DC22: 629.283
    B&T General Subject: 790
    Ingram Subject Code: AU
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A86303200
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: TRA001000, TRA000000, EDU047000
    B&T Approval Code: A37590000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 629.28/30835
    LC classification: TL152.5 .S63 2006
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    Edition
    6000
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    FIRESIDE BOOKS
    Publication date
    02 May 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY