After spending years protecting your children from all sorts of dangers on the road and off, you now face the prospect of handing them the keys to the family car. It's time for them to learn how to drive. Are you prepared? We can help you mold your teen into a safe and capable driver. Educate yourself about the consequences of illegal alcohol use by minors, the benefits of seat belt use, the growing epidemic of distracted driving, and much more.
11 tips for keeping your teen driver safer on the road
11 tips for keeping your teen driver safer on the road | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Many newer-model vehicles have built-in driver assistance safety features available, including:. Electronic stability control ESC. When a vehicle begins skidding on curvy or slippery roads, this computerized technology automatically applies the brakes to help drivers regain control of the steering. ESC has been required in most vehicles since Have an earlier model? Check for ESC availability here.
2 Important Things You Can Do To Keep Your Teen Drivers Safe
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Teens do plenty of things that give their parents pause. Getting behind the wheel as a new, inexperienced driver is definitely one of them. According to the National Safety Council, half of all teens will be involved in a car crash before they graduate high school. Keeping your teen safer behind the wheel takes time, patience and communication, but the effort changes the statistics for the better. Get started with these tips.