Here are some links I’ve raked up over the net that you might (must) want to consider. These tips apply to short or long trips. No matter what, keep these in mind. Be aware. Be safe.
The Road to Responsibility: A Resource Guide for Teen Drivers and Their Parents
For most teens, learning to drive is their way of making a major leap towards adulthood. This rite of passage is exciting for teens, but scary for parents. There is good news, though. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in the past decade, drunk driving fatalities in people under the age of 21, per a population of 100,000 people, has decreased by 49 percent.
In 1982, when the NHTSA started tracking statistics relating to drunk driving, the number of fatal crashes involving drivers under 21 was at a record high of 80 percent or 5,215 teens, compared to 10 percent or 1,021 teens in 2015.
Although the numbers look positive, there are some sobering statistics, too. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every single day, six teens die in a car accident, but the saddest news of all is that there are many ways these accidents could have been prevented. Read more…
Other useful resources:
Top 20 Safe Driving Tips – via independenttraveler.com
Driving and Safety Tips – via goodyear.com.my
Top driving tips to deal with challenging driving conditions – via www.shell.com