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GPS Tracking & Teen Drivers
Fact: Research has shown that teenagers don't drive safely for fear of
crashing, but rather for fear of getting a ticket. Researchers said that
teenagers have a sense of immortality and the "it can't happen to me" syndrome.
Fact: Getting a speeding ticket for just 20 mph over the limit could result
in a $3,000 increase in premiums for auto insurance with a Teen Driver
on your policy!
Facts: Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for people
15 to 20. Speeding has been a factor in over 37% of crashes involving 16-year-olds.
Do You Suffer From An Anxiety Attack Every Time Your Teen Driver Gets Behind The Wheel?
As your teen's responsibilities increase, like the privilege to drive
a motor vehicle, your anxiety levels can skyrocket and for good reason.
Some psychologist will say, installing a GPS monitoring device in your
teens vehicle show a total lack of trust on the parents part. Would it
be better for your teenager to get a speeding ticket on their own accord
and deal with it? as many would suggest. Or, would it be better for you
as a parent to take a pro-active approach to your teen's behavior and modify
it through open communication?
GPS Vehicle Monitoring System Can Empower Trust
We say, "Trust-But-Verify", a GPS vehicle monitoring system will act as
a powerful deterrent for any negative behavior. Furthermore, we believe
that explaining to your teenager that a GPS vehicle system in their vehicle,
is implemented out of love and not mistrust. You want your teenager to
live to their 21st Birthday...You also want the trust that exists between
yourself and your teen to expand, having a GPS vehicle monitoring system
believe it or not, will empower you and your teen to build a stronger foundation
What About Cell Phones That Have GPS Built-In Can I Use That?
What about a cell phone with GPS installed in it, isn't that the same
thing? Actually, it is not. A hardwired GPS vehicle monitoring device,
like the two listed below are permanently installed. They generally cannot
be removed or turned off, like a cell phone. More importantly, these GPS
vehicle monitoring devices are connected directly to your car's battery,
so they operate when your car operates.
Know Your Teenager's Vehicle Location If & When You Need To:
Equally important is the safety and security of your teenager. A vehicle
installed with a GPS monitoring device, will allow you to locate your vehicle's
position if the situation ever arose.
Important Tips On How To Keep Your Teen Safe Behind The Wheel:
Make Sure Your Teen Is Well Rested Before They Drive - Studies Show Fatigue As A Contributing Factor In Teen Related Accidents
Ban The Use Of Cell Phones While Driving - They Are Distracting And Dangerous To A Teen Driver
Do Not Let Teens Drive With Other Teens - Statistics Show, 2 Or More Teens In A Vehicle Have A 86% Of Being Involved In A Traffic Fatality
Do Not Let Your Teen Drive At Night! Studies Show Nighttime Is The Riskiest Time For A Teen To Drive
LiveViewGPS recommends the following GPS vehicle tracking devices for parents with teen drivers:
Flash Trac OBD - "Plug & Play", Realtime updates - On Sale $179, $14.95 month no contract service.
Live Trac EZ - "Plug & Play", Live Tracker - On Sale $169.00, $29.95 month no contract service.
Live Trac G5 - Hardwired, Live Tracking. $29.95 month no contract service.
Speed thresholds can be set online, as well as zone or area alerts. Anytime
your vehicle exceeds your set speed threshold, you will get a SMS text
message to your cell phone, as well as an email, notifying you of the speed
violation. Moreover, when you vehicle exits or enters a specified geographical
zone, you can configure the system to also, send you a cell phone or email
The ability to instantly locate your vehicle is a standard feature with both GPS tracking systems.
Ease Of Installation
The above devices are simple and fairly inexpensive to install. Any car
stereo or car alarm shop can install these devices in a short period of
time. National stores like Best Buy can also install these devices fairly
quickly and usually for less than $65.00. The Live Trac EZ - installs in
a matter of seconds, through the vehicles OBDII port.
Ease of Use
Once installed and activated, simply login to our secure web portal, set
up your desired configurations and you are done.