Drive Like You Own the Car, Not the RoadIN ADOLESCENT HEALTH
- Be extra careful at night and in bad weather.
- Choose a safe vehicle.
- Don't drink and drive.
- Follow the speed limits (maximums and minimums).
- Keep your attention on your driving and the road ahead.
- Stay calm.
- Wear the seat belt.
- Consider taking a driver education class or defensive driving course. Being careful and gaining more driving experience will go a long way toward helping your teen become a safe driver.
- driver error
- drug use
- night driving
- passenger distraction
- reckless driving
- road rage
- inclement weather
|Safe Driving Tips from People Just Like You|
Ryan Buckholtz was a teenager learning to drive in Maryland back in 1995 when several of his classmates were involved in serious car accidents. In response, as a community service, Ryan started a Web site, www.teendriving.com, to help other teens learn to drive more safely. Through the years, millions of teens, parents, teachers, and police from all over the world have sent safe driving tips to the site. Cruise on over and take a look.