FROM REID'S DAD - Blog

A listing of my most recent posts. For the full list, please refer to the Archives

Connecticut’s Required Two Hour Class In The Spotlight

This past Thursday, Connecticut’s safe teen driving community gathered for a “Summit,” a gathering to update everyone on what is going on around the state, and to raise awareness with the hope of increasing collaborations.  It had been five years... read more
Top Safe Teen Driving Challenges For 2015

Top Safe Teen Driving Challenges For 2015

Happy New Year to my readers and visitors. Thank you for your continued and growing interest in and support of this blog. In 2014 we approached 30,000 visitors per month, and in 2015 we will be aiming even higher. I now also have a routine of sending most of my blog... read more

Connecticut’s Teen Driving Safety Progress

This week is Safe Teen Driving Week in Connecticut.  Our Department of Motor Vehicles has issued a Press Release that updates and documents the substantial progress we have made as a state, by tightening our teen driver laws, first in 2004 and then again in 2008, and... read more
Standing Your Ground For Safe Teen Driving

Standing Your Ground For Safe Teen Driving

One of my tips for parents of teen drivers in “Tips From Reid’s Dad” is that if you can afford a GPS tracking system or similar technology to use to monitor a new teen driver, do so. Shining a spotlight on conduct is a proven way to encourage... read more
December 2nd Memo:  Gratitude and Outrage

December 2nd Memo: Gratitude and Outrage

Today marks eight years since Reid’s crash. No doubt, time has dulled some of the pain. Meanwhile, today, with Thanksgiving in the rear view mirror, I find myself focused on two very different aspects of my safe teen driving journey. I am, first, grateful to so... read more