Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers who drive. Drivers who are 16 years old are more than 20 times likely to have an accident, as are other drivers. In addition, teenage drivers have the highest crash risk of any age group, and 16-year-olds are the worst. How can we prevent these tragedies from happening? The answer is simple monitor and put limits on teen driving.
Taking your child to a driving school will help to get the racing urge out of their system, and teach them how to drive in unexpected situations. It could also be a day of fun for you and your child to bond. Don’t worry the instructors at these driving schools are the best, and you and your teen will be in the best hands. Here is a list of a few different well-known driving schools.
Driver’s Edge is an organization that is solely funded by charitable public grants and corporate sponsorships, including Driver’s Edge National Tour Presenting Sponsor Bridgestone. This means that this program is free to young drivers.
It can be expensive insuring a teen driver. There is a few discounts you could take advantage of that will lower your child’s insurance costs. Discounts vary from state to state, because insurance is regulated by states no the Federal government.
Teaching your child how to drive will not take you a few days and will not be easy to accomplish, but this is important and should not be taken lightly. Teaching your teen how to drive can save their life and/or the lives other people. As a parent, it’s your responsibility to instruct, supervise, and protect your children. Don’t give in easily when they pressure you. You know what’s right for them.
In a new national survey released today, 5,665 high school students said they are driving under extremely dangerous conditions — fatigue, talking on cell phones, strong emotions, multiple passengers — and many are still not wearing seatbelts. The National Teen Driver Survey, released today by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia(R) and State Farm(R), represents 10.6 million 9th, 10th and 11th grade students in all public high schools in the United States. "Research has told us a lot (...) More