Teach Your Teen to Drive: ... and Stay AlivePaperback
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- Publisher: Createspace
- Format: Paperback | 82 pages
- Dimensions: 150mm x 226mm x 3mm | 159g
- Publication date: 26 March 2012
- Publication City/Country: North Charleston SC
- ISBN 10: 1468127497
- ISBN 13: 9781468127492
- Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
- Sales rank: 1,082,000
Every year thousands of teens die when they make a single mistake or bad decision. Tragically, one in four teenagers gets into a collision by age 18. Driving is also the leading cause of teenage deaths. Our book "Teach Your Teen to Drive... and Stay Alive" is a fun and highly effective way for parents to teach their teens to drive while covering each states' parent-teen practice driving laws-typically an average of 50 hours. Leave the "driving" to us with our new and fascinating "how to" book that reads like a novel but with a powerful message on safe driving! It has been statistically proven that parents can help reduce collisions by almost 33% just by practicing driving together. We provide you with the tools and "keys" for success with our critically acclaimed guidebook. The book is written with innovative, positive and lifesaving tips helping "safety-proof" your family from expensive collisions, tickets, insurance rates repairs or a DUI. "Teach Your Teen" features 8 simple, life-saving chapters that also focus on driving safety and reducing parent-teen anxiety. We developed a technique where the parent first performs each drill three times followed by the teen helping to reduce this anxiety and improving teen driving through multiple repetitions. The teen performs all of the drill's lessons in a "grand finale" or culmination and then you are rewarded as you celebrate your success together with our famous "ice cream social" that we know will create a lifetime of memories. "Teach Your Teen to Drive" is a professionally written book by two driving experts with over 50 years experience that will place you and your teen on the same page as they enter their own journey into adulthood. Ten years in the making, this is one of the best (and simplest) parent-teen driver's guide ever written. Together, we can make a difference helping you drive, thrive and stay alive!
Bruce Elkins and Brett Elkins are co-authors (father and son team)." Bruce Elkins earned his Master's Degree in public health and safety from Ca. State University LA (CSULA) and his Bachelor's of Science from USC; Mr. Bruce Elkins is recognized nationwide as the original creator of Comedy Traffic Schools having taught traffic safety for 40 years with his humorous and engaging personality. He is also a well known public speaker. In 1978, he became the recipient of the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) grant for bicycle and moped safety for the LA Unified School District (LAUSD). Mr. Elkins helped create the LAUSD's first curriculum for its juvenile and adult driving program as a supervisor for the driver's training/education and history teacher. Mr. Bruce Elkins is president of one of the nation's largest traffic schools called Cheap School Traffic School with over 2 million satisfied customers. He is the past vice-president/secretary of the Ca. Traffic Safety Assoc. (CTSA). He has two children, Dr. Brad Elkins, and Brett Elkins with whom he co-authored the book. Brett Elkins received his Bachelor's of Science in Business from USC graduating Magna Cum Laude (honors). He is the president of Traffic Safety Consultants, Inc (TSC) also known as Comedy School and Comedy Traffic School. TSC is the nation's largest traffic school organization. TSC was founded in 1976 and has graduated 2.5 million students. TSC offers classes at over 200 locations nationwide and has 300 licensed traffic and driving schools that use TSC certified courses for their traffic programs. TSC's traffic safety courses have been state certified and proven effective in several large DMV and state studies to statistically reduce collisions and recidivism (repeat offenses) amongst drivers. Mr. Elkins, is the past executive vice-president for the California Traffic School Association (CTSA) and also served as its legislative director. He volunteers as chairman of the World Outdoor Racquetball Hall of Fame (WORHOF) and is the president SportsChampionship.com, a website that helps players compete and connect in sports. Mr. Elkins lives in Los Angeles with his loving wife Deborah and four children. His father, Bruce taught him how to drive (and stay alive) when he was 16 and these memorable lessons were instrumental in the writing of their book.