How to prevent teens from texting while driving

Technology expert Lori Getz gives parents helpful tips to make sure that their child is not texting while driving, which can be very dangerous for themselves and others around them.
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How to prevent teens from texting while driving

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Texting while driving is more dangerous than drinking and driving. And unfortunately, it is something that many of us are guilty of doing. If you can´t stop yourself or stop your teen from texting while driving, take a look at some parental control software. You can go to websafety.com and find easy to use software that you can install right on the phone that will stop you from texting while in motion. If you do not have the right phone for websafety.com, call your cell phone provider and ask them about how to stop this issue.

Technology expert Lori Getz gives parents helpful tips to make sure that their child is not texting while driving, which can be very dangerous for themselves and others around them.

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Lori Getz, M.A.

Technology Expert

Since 2004 Lori has worked as an Instructional Technologist in Los Angeles, CA. She has a Master of Arts in Educational Technology from San Diego State University and is certified by isafe.org as an Internet Safety Specialist. In September 2008 Lori founded Cyber Education Consultants and began speaking to students, parents, and educators about Internet safety, security and ethics.  Since that time Lori has reached out to Internet users across the world!  Her mission is simple- to help bridge the gap between a young generation of digital natives and their parents and teachers. 

Today, Cyber Education Consultants provides workshops, professional development and consulting services to more than 100 schools across the country.

Lori is an educator, mother, and Internet safety expert.  She has appeared on the "Dr. Phil Show," "Today," "HLN," “Dr. Drew” and several other local news and radio programs (including the Ryan Seacrest show on KIIS FM).  She often lectures live, speaking to parents, teachers and students. Lori has been published in several areas including as an online expert for momlogic.com and kidsinthehouse.org.  Most recently was featured in Rachel Simmons’ new edition of “Odd Girl Out” and Lucie Hemmen’s, Ph.D “Parenting a Teen Girl.” She is currently working with the “I Have a Plan” series to develop a children’s book on online safety.  Her insight comes from both her professional and personal life working with children, tweens and teens.  

 

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