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Parents and Teens: Safe Driving Takes Practice

It’s not uncommon for parents to lie for their teen drivers in regards to the number of practice hours they have. And although this is illegal, it still happens every day. Unfortunately, many of these teen drivers who lack the experience they need to be a safe driver end up in car accidents during their teens. Fortunately, your child doesn’t haven’t to be just another statistic. There are many ways to teach your teen how to be a better and safer driver, and it all starts with practice. 

Let your teen drive to school 

When you’re taking your teen to school each morning, let him drive if he has his permit. These daily trips will go a long way in helping his driving skills improve. 

Take a road trip

Your teen should never drive longer than two hours at a time, but still yet, going on a long distance trip that requires him to drive on and off is a great idea. The longer your teen has to drive, the more accustom he’ll be to driving on the freeway and back roads. Just remember, a break is needed every one to two hours, especially for teen drivers. 

Drive in varying weather conditions

How is your teen supposed to learn how to drive in the rain if he never practices in the rain? This is why you must make it a point to have your teen driver drive in varying weather conditions. Even if it means getting out of bed at two in the morning to practice driving in the fog, you and your teen should definitely do so. 

 

For more tips on safe driving in Ball Ground, GA, visit The Sanford Group website today. 

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