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Why You Shouldn't Spy on Your Teen.

You may be asking yourself, "Wait a second, these guys sell GPS Trackers? They sell stuff so I can Spy on my teen!"  Then why would we have an article talking about not spying on your teen?  Because monitoring your teen is not the same as spying on your teen. Spying is defined by The Free Dictionary as "To observe secretly with hostile intent."  We strongly believe that you should tell your teen about the tracker and explain why it is in their car.  Read more to find out why.

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Don't Track Your Teens Cell Phone

Many parents that want to keep tabs on their teenagers are using GPS tracking apps via their teen’s cellular phones. These services allow parents to acquire a teen’s location. These apps may give parents peace-of-mind, but they need to know of all the problems associated with GPS tracking apps on phones, and why a vehicle GPS Tracking system is superior and in some cases more affordable.

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How Parents Can Stop Teens From Speeding

A teen driver drives an automobile swiftly pass you. You're surprised how fast, and recklessly the automobile was speeding. Though the automobile that just passed you wasn't going 100 miles per hour, its speed was definitely inappropriate. Worse, what happened didn't occur on a freeway, it took place on a city street.

 

Like most adults in that situation, you shake your head in bewilderment. It wasn't the first time that happened, nor will it be the last. And if you're a parent (with a teen driver) who saw what I just explained, it's hard not to have the following thought...

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Stopping Underage Drinking

According to the National Institutes of Health:

 

Alcohol use by underage drinkers is a persistent public health problem in the United States, and alcohol is the most commonly used drug among adolescents. Accordingly, numerous approaches have been developed and studied that aim to prevent underage drinking. Some approaches are school based, involving curricula targeted at preventing alcohol, tobacco, or marijuana use. Other approaches are extracurricular, offering activities outside of school in the form of social or life skills training or alternative activities. Other strategies strive to involve the adolescents' families in the prevention programs.

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