Giving the keys to your teenage driver is one of the most difficult things you’ll ever do as a parent. While teens may drive safely when mom and dad are in the car, crash rates increase dramatically when they are not. Usually, the root causes of teen auto accidents were:
- Failure to stay focused on one’s surroundings
- Failure to maintain a safe driving distance
- Excessive speed
Teens are four times more likely than adults to crash, and more than 3,000 fatalities each year makes auto accidents the leading cause of death among teenagers. Studies have found that mounting cameras inside the vehicle reduces risky driving behavior by 70 percent.
DriveCam is helping teenagers become safer drivers by encouraging them to reduce their risky behavior behind the wheel. It is a nanny cam that records and alerts parents to risky driving incidents. The installed cameras record 20 seconds of video in and outside the vehicle. An aggressive driving event, such as a drastic swerve or slamming on the brakes, will trigger the cameras to save the recording and alert the parents. The clips show how easily an accident can happen, and comes with tips to share with teens to avoid future situations and improve their driving habits. It provides parents with physical evidence and examples they can use to teach skills, correct behavior, and improve driving
A University of Iowa study on the effects of DriveCam, showed that teens were not only surprised to see how their actions contributed to risky events, but they the riskiest drivers reduced their unsafe habits by 88%. Click here to see a video clip catching teens in various states of distracted driving. Isn’t it important to give your teen drivers the best chance to stay accident-free during those early driving years?
Mark Bello has thirty-three years experience as a trial lawyer and twelve years as an underwriter and situational analyst in the lawsuit funding industry. He is the owner and founder of Lawsuit Financial Corporation which helps provide legal finance cash flow solutions and consulting when necessities of life litigation funding is needed by plaintiffs involved in pending, personal injury litigation. Bello is a Justice Pac member of the American Association for Justice, Sustaining and Justice Pac member of the Michigan Association for Justice, Business Associate of the Florida, Tennessee, and Colorado Associations for Justice, a member of the American Bar Association as well as their ABA Advisory Committee, the State Bar of Michigan and the Injury Board.
Attorney, certified civil mediator, and award-winning author of the Zachary Blake Betrayal Series. Mark Bello is also a member of the State Bar of Michigan, a sustaining member of the Michigan Association for Justice, and a member of the American Association for Justice.