When a teenager starts driving, parents need to establish clear rules and expectations to help keep them stay safe on the road. Firstly, enforce a curfew for driving, especially at night when visibility is reduced and there may be more impaired drivers on the road. Secondly, consider having a limit to the number of passengers in the car, as having too many friends in the car can be a distraction for a new driver. Thirdly, prohibit the use of cell phones while driving, including texting, and using social media. This can help prevent distracted driving, which is a leading cause of accidents. By setting clear rules and expectations for new drivers, parents can help keep their teens safe on the road and reduce the risk of accidents. If you are interested in learning even more tips, check out the infographic below.
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