Teen Driving & Fatality Statistics

14% of all deaths due to motor vehicle accidents are teen drivers. Most teen driver deaths due to motor vehicle accidents occur on weekends 53% of the time. Teen drivers killed in motor vehicle accidents had a youth passenger in automobile 45% of the time. More facts below. Of teen drivers fatally injured in automobiles, … Read more

How Parents Can Stop Their Teen Drivers From Speeding?

A teen driver drives an automobile swiftly pass you. You’re surprised how fast, and recklessly the automobile was speeding. Though the automobile that just passed you wasn’t going 100 miles per hour, its speed was definitely inappropriate. Worse, what happened didn’t occur on a freeway, it took place on a city street. Like most adults … Read more

Teaching Your Teen How to Drive

Too often, kids get a learners permit and never get to drive. Start your young driver in the neighborhood, in parking lots or other low traffic areas. After several weeks, let them drive in more traffic. Don’t expect too much at first, but don’t lower standards. Remember, what your children know about driving they have … Read more

Letting Kids Drive Alone (Are They Ready to Drive Alone?)

If your teenage driver has lived up to the responsibilities agreed upon months ago, use this checklist to determine if they’re ready to drive solo: Is your son or daughter paying attention? Are they driving or just steering the car? Do they still look for controls or can they turn on the headlights without looking … Read more

Teenage Driving: what does it REALLY cost?

Putting a teenager on the road is more expensive that you probably realize. Along with the cost of a car, gasoline and upkeep, consider these facts: Insurance rates for teenage drivers are always higher than for other drivers because they pose a higher risk for vehicle crashes. Adding a teenager to the insurance policy means … Read more

Safe Driving for Teens

Teenagers face a different reality than the rest of us the instant they get behind the wheel: car crashes are the number one cause of death among their peers. If you’re a young driver you can decrease the risk by limiting your night driving and observing speed limits. There are many such safe driving strategies. … Read more