When Dangers Become Real: Teen Drinking and Driving

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Your teen is growing up, and all too soon, the dangers of drinking, driving, and drinking and driving become real. How can you help your teen stay safe when learning to drive and faced with pressures to drink or use marijuana? What can you do to prevent distractions from mobile phones? When Dangers Become Real presents true-to-life situations that parents of new teen drivers face. Hear parents like you turn challenges into opportunities to keep their children safe behind the wheel. Hosted by actor Ray Romano

You're calling from where?

Robert and Janet receive a call from their son Brad, who confesses he secretly attended a party that has now been broken up by the police. How will Ro...
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You just got your license

After witnessing his daughter Marissa speeding up for a yellow light, Juan realizes he needs to be a better role model with his own driving.
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Did you drink as a teen?

Robert reflects on his past experiences with alcohol, and shares with his family some stories about the consequences of irresponsible drinking.
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Wait, who's driving you?

Leah tells her parents that Dylan, a boy from school, is driving her to a game. How can her parents let Leah know they feel uncomfortable with the sit...
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You smell like marijuana

Corey comes home from school, and smells like pot. Will his mother believe him when he insists he didn't smoke any himself?
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They couldn't wake her up

Marissa find out that her friend is in the hospital after drinking too much at a party. How can Marissa's mother make sure this doesn't happen to her ...
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But, you let me have a sip

Leah's been allowed to drink wine at a family gathering in the past. Can her parents explain the difference between some drinking in a controlled envi...
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It's called "Social Hosting"

Andrea and Janet discuss the trend of parents allowing their children to drink with friends while they are home - called "social hosting." Is this sit...
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