Parents of Teen DriversWritten by Melih Oztalay
After Driving School So, what does a parent think while sitting in passenger seat and their teen is driving with a permit license? A “bump” in parking lot with another car? Traffic tickets for moving violations? Insurance rates sky-rocketing?
If you visit search engines you can find several resources to assist you on this subject. Try searching on phrase “parents with teen drivers”. Alternatively we have tried to make this easy for you if you visit our news page on this very topic.
A few resources on web for parents are:
Parent-Teen Contract You might also consider using a driving safety contract between you and your teen. This is an agreement that your child signs, in which he agrees to be a safe driver by following all restrictions you have imposed or risk losing his driving privileges. An example of this can be found at: http://www.ipromiseprogram.com/ Talk It Out Work with your teen driver to talk through their thought process while driving. Let’s not over-do this to point that they cannot concentrate on driving. More specifics can be found in book for parents at: http://www.safeyoungdrivers.com/
Saving Teen Lives on the RoadWritten by Melih Oztalay
The National Highway and Traffic Safety estimates that of 26 million 15 - 20 year olds, 7500 of them will be involved in "fatal" car accidents. Of reasons cited are inexperience, risk taking behavior and immaturity. All of these lead to a greater exposure for car accidents.
The fact is, automobile accidents are a serious problem for teenagers. Safety experts are trying to change that by educating teens about choices they make when they get behind wheel or ride in a vehicle with other teens.