Tips for Parents of Teen Drivers
It's all about practice
Much like playing a sport or an instrument, learning a complex skill requires many hours of practice. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), teen drivers have a greater chance of crashing because they are inexperienced. It is important that new teen drivers practice driving as much as possible in order to build their skills and reduce their risk of being in an accident.
The key is to teach safe driving
Help your teen build safe driving skills:
Safe driving tips for parents and teens
In order to drive each point home, we suggest you review the following statistics and safe driving tips with your teen:
Allowing your teen to drive can be daunting. However, if you model safe driving habits and allow them to practice and reinforce the rules of the road, your teen will reduce their risk of being involved in a crash.
Teach Teens Safe Driving
"Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the United States."
Parents Are Important Role Models
"Parents are the most influential role models for their teens. By setting a good example and buckling-up, parents increase the likelihood their teen will wear a seatbelt."
About NJM Insurance Company’s Commitment to Safety
NJM is the Garden State’s leading workers’ compensation carrier and a leader in personal and commercial auto and homeowners insurance. Founded more than a century ago, we have earned a reputation for service, integrity and financial stewardship. NJM’s enduring commitment to safety can be traced back to our earliest days — with a focus that has expanded from improving conditions in manufacturing facilities to helping keep drivers safe on our roads.