Parents should have conversations with their teens about the important rules they need to follow to stay safe behind the wheel of a passenger car, truck, or SUV. These rules address the greatest dangers for teen drivers: alcohol, inconsistent or no seat belt use, distracted and drowsy driving, speeding, and number of passengers.
For teens, driving means freedom. That doesn’t necessarily mean safety: most teens find themselves in danger on the road simply because they lack experience behind the wheel. Click here for resources and information.