What You Need to Know to Help Teen Drivers
How to Help Your Teen Driver
You can use the Internet to research how to keep your teen driver safe. Your teen driver might think you just pass a test and start driving. But as a parent or guardian, you may want to visit these sites to learn more about helping them be safe drivers. There are many resources including articles, agreements to sign and even videos to help you help your teen driver.
The list goes on, so read through and see which ones might interest you and your teen driver. These links open in a new window, so you can come back to the list once you finish each site.
DMV.org gets you directly to the drivers handbook for your state so your teen driver can begin studying. Depending on the state you live in, you can find additional links for things such as motorcycle and commercial drivers licenses.
They also provide links to “Eight Danger Zones” which not only includes the dangers, but a list of what parents can do. And they have “Parent-Teen Driving Agreement” that you can print out to sign. It includes restrictions and penalties such as “No driving for _____ months” for violations of the restrictions. They also have this content in a Spanish version.
- Teaching Teens to Drive
- Teen Driving Contract
- Tracking Progress
- Safety Products
An area for the Teens includes
TeenDriverSource.org is from “a team of researchers, educators, and communicators from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute.” There are videos that give safety information.
The Road to Responsibility: A Resource Guide for Teen Drivers and Their Parents
The Comprehensive Guide on SR22 provides covers information such as Crash Prevention Awareness, Teen Parent Contract, Practiced Graduated Driving and other resources.
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