Help Teens Learn Driving
North American Precis Syndicate
Keeping young drivers on the road to safety are DMV testing programs and parent-driver contracts. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—When it’s time for your teens to get their
learner’s permits and driver’s licenses, here’s a hint on
how you can help: Don’t teach them yourself. Leave that to the
How Teens Can Learn
This is made easier with an online driver’s test program. It uses
accurate, up-to-date questions based on the official state DMV handbook and
traffic laws. The questions are often identical to those on the official
driver’s license test.
As a result, aspiring drivers who take the practice tests and read the DMV
manual are 73 percent more likely to pass the official test than those who
study the manual alone. The program is called Driving-Tests.org and can be
found at https://driving-tests.org.
What You Can Do
One good thing you can do as a parent is create a parent-driver contract.
It helps form an open line of communication about the importance of safety
and the expectations that come with the new and profound responsibility of
Among other things, the young driver promises to follow all traffic and
safety rules, never drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs or ride
with any driver who is, and avoid distracted driving such as texting or
talking on the phone while driving.
The parents promise to provide and maintain a safe vehicle, pay for driver
training classes and materials, be available to ride along, pick the young
person up or arrange a ride home whenever necessary regardless of the time or
situation, and lead by example by exhibiting safe driving behavior.
You can download the contract at https://driving-tests.org/parent-driver-contract.pdf.
“Keeping young drivers on the
road to safety are Driving-Tests.org’s online DMV testing programs with
accurate, up-to-date questions based on the official state handbook and
traffic laws. http://bit.ly/2mNV3Mp”
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