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Tips for Parents Teaching Teens to Drive

Tips for Parents Teaching Teens to Drive

As a parent, guiding your teenager through the process of learning to drive is both a significant responsibility and a milestone. It's a time when your child gains independence and a valuable life skill. However, it's essential to ensure they learn how to drive safely and confidently. Here are our top 10 tips! 1. Start with a Solid Foundation Before your teen hits the road, make sure they have a good grasp of the basics. Begin with discussions about road signs, rules, and the importance of defensive driving. Familiarize them with the vehicle's controls and functions so they feel comfortable behind the wheel. 2. Choose a Safe Learning Environment Begin in a safe and low-traffic area, such as an empty parking lot or quiet residential street. This setting allows your teen to practice basic maneuvers like steering, braking, and turning without the pressure of heavy traffic. 3. Gradual Progression Introduce new skills gradually. Start with the basics and progressively move ... read more

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