I always get a little apprehensive when teens get behind the wheel. Teen drivers lack of experience in both the mindset and being involved in an accident increases their chances. Big car crash teens and parents can sometimes feel at a loss to know how to take life to protect your child while giving them space to learn his. In the case of teen drivers, education is a long way.
Teen car crashes caused by some different factors that are often. The most common problem among teenagers is inexperience. Through experience, we are adapted to the streets, driving in different situations and to become familiar with our cars. Even experienced drivers to take a little bit to accommodate a new car teen takes a little time to adjust to this period. Another teaching their teens to drive parents throw curveball invincibility mindset. Teens see themselves as indestructible and almost immortal - they realize the dangers involved, but rationalize that it will never happen to them. Reckless behavior often invincibility mindset - fast, racing and reckless driving to pursue with other types. To these teenagers may be one that would be fine but there are steps you cut to the reckless behavior as a parent can.
1. 101 security
O Drivers Education: Drivers education courses are required by law in Washington state, but not all courses are created equal. School driver education program is extremely convenient, but they only teach the basics. Instead, a defensive driving school to start the ignition and no windshield wipers goes beyond turning your teen enrolled. Defensive driving courses and how to deal with adverse weather conditions and other unsafe drivers on the road as to avoid sticky situations on the road will throw at them to teach students hands. Students who graduate from these courses significantly reduced the incidence of accidents is taken from the regular courses.
O Buckle Up: Seat belt of life throughout the United States are necessary to save thousands every year. Despite the legal requirement, a lot of teens get into a car without proper restraint. 60% of teen killed in automobile accidents were not wearing a seat belt. Teaching your children from an early age to wear a seat belt seat belt is required for later use. In your child's head from an early age Engraining second nature to them when they will take the road alone.
O to drive you? While I understand parents' desire for the latest and greatest safety with your teen to buy a new SUV or sports car features a good idea. Make sure you secure your child figure will drive a good car and can take better care of - is exactly the reverse. You give a teenage speed and they will want to test it and SUVs for a first car as they make a terrible choice are prone to flipping. Instead, a good safety record and history with a reliable used vehicle pick up. Most importantly, make sure make sure the vehicle is maintained.
O Maintenance, Maintenance, Maintenance: proper fluid changes, tune ups and tire rotation to your teens are required to ensure safety. Teens can not tell when something looks odd to see your car, is wrong with the smells and feelings Hape important in keeping all the best to come up with the experience.
2. Driving distracted - distracted driving continue to plague the streets and especially teenagers are likely to be distracted behind the wheel. Here are some tips to limit the distractions of their children.
For all drivers to maintain a cell phone in the car a policy: no cell phone o. Parents more recent study found guilty of texting and driving is teens. Teens to take as an excuse hypocrisy texting / self-talk as a family, it is important that everyone follows the rules to engage in.
Teenagers often crashes when they only other teen passengers, which is why most states can carry passengers limit the number of inexperienced drivers distracted by the law are: o passenger limit. In addition to it being a legal rule, as well as a home rule do.
3. Eyes on the road
Observations point out road hazards while also helping the environment with things like your teen drive o ...
§ traffic in front of the car in front of you restrict your vision limit you can prepare. If you see 3 or 4 car lengths ahead of the more easily you can adjust to speed changes, etc.
Shoulder deer, elk or cattle are looking for is important in rural areas on the § Critters. If it ended up a very large animal to the street as the young driver is likely to point out is to kill. Shoulder of the road at night, paying close attention and even more importantly, the animals even more likely to jump out into the road gets. Also the proper way to teach your teen to deal with small animals - a straight line fares best for both the driver and run critter.
O Blind Spot: Make sure your teen always checking blind spots before changing lanes make it something you should be, as a parent, every time you check with them for the ride.
Use mirror o: Many adults must often use their mirrors as they failed to monitor traffic to ensure your teen to teach them their mirrors regularly adjusted and all the different things they use them How to use.
4. Control condition
O hands on the wheel: hand should always be 10:00 pm and at 2:00 - it allows for maximum control of the vehicle in an accident and helps prevent the risk of breaking the bones of the wrist.
O Become familiar with the car: how the car reacts to become familiar with is extremely important for avoiding of collisions. You should know how well their breaks and how your response functions accelerator so you can keep your car enough away and moving too quickly to avoid pulling out in front of anyone.
O go the speed limit: fast results with your teen outline the consequences await them at home will get a speeding ticket if they do talk about.
O Watch the weather: bad weather conditions, their children often ride with before they get their license. Conditions such as rain and snow stopping distance apart and point your teen to practice driving these out as they need to drive.
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