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Expert Tips for Parents of New Drivers

Hear from parents of teens on the best tips for coaching your new driver.

November 19, 2020
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Think Like a Pedestrian

Here are some tips to help your teen think like a pedestrian and do his or her part to protect other road users.

May 13, 2020
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Your Turn Signals Aren’t for You

One of the most frustrating driving misconceptions is that turn signals aren’t important.

March 07, 2020
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Teens are Not Good Drivers

Here’s the thing, though: teens are bad drivers. This isn’t meant to shame teen drivers. Driving is incredibly difficult, so we shouldn’t expect perfection from teenagers who are totally new to it.

February 28, 2020
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How to Beat Blind Spots

Though experienced drivers might be used to them, teens may be shocked by the idea that a person or vehicle just a few feet away could be nearly invisible.

February 21, 2020
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Take Your Teen Through the Drive-thru

Multi-lane roads – whether they’re on the highway or just have parked cars along the side – may make your teen feel claustrophobic. Yet, staying safely in your lane is a crucial habit for new drivers to learn, so what’s the solution?

February 14, 2020
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Why is Every Driver in a Hurry?

Drivers regularly try to save a few seconds by racing through yellow lights, surpassing speed limits and cutting each other off without warning. These habits can make roads unpredictable and dangerous, especially if they rub off on impressionable new drivers.

February 07, 2020
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Is Your Teen Judgmental Enough?

Safe driving is all about having good judgment, since this will help your teen make good decisions behind the wheel.

January 31, 2020
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How Well Does Your Teen Know the Family Vehicle?

While the comfort of the driver’s seat is important, your teen has to ‘know’ the vehicle he or she is driving in order to stay safe.

January 24, 2020
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Have Your Teen Drive in the Snow

When we surveyed dozens of teens recently, only a handful even mentioned weather as a road hazard that concerned them.

January 17, 2020
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Here’s a Resolution You Can’t Fail

Whether your teen is just learning the basics of driving or already has a license, this is an excellent time to set up a New Driver Deal.

January 10, 2020
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Want to Make Your Teen Successful? Start Behind the Wheel

By that time, your son or daughter may be totally self-sufficient, with his or her own house, vehicle and maybe even a family, and your driving lessons will have helped your teen get there.

January 06, 2020

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