Tips for Parents with Teenage Drivers from GMAC Insurance
Posted by Donald J. Medeiros Insurance Agency on
For families, it’s a big moment when their teenagers become teenage drivers. So, it’s important for parents to pass along safe-driving knowledge and instill some rules for their children who are new to being on the roads. Some results from the Distracted Driving Study, part of the 7th Annual GMAC Insurance National Drivers Test, can help worried parents deal with their new drivers. The study shows what parents are doing to ensure their sons and daughters are safe drivers.
According to the GMAC Insurance National Drivers Test, what restrictions are parents putting on their teenage drivers to help them be safer drivers?
Sixty-four percent of parents are imposing the “no mobile devices while driving” rule.
About 50 percent of parents implement a driving curfew.
About 35 percent of parents allow their teenagers to drive only locally and restrict them from driving on any highways.
Thirty-two percent of parents don’t allow their teenagers to drive with friends in the car.
Twenty-two percent of parents allow their teenagers to drive only if a parent is with them.
Only nine percent of parents don’t impose any driving restrictions on their teenage drivers.
Click Here to see the “Top Five Distracted Driving Habits” for personal auto drivers—discovered by the 7th Annual National Drivers Test conducted by GMAC Insurance!
Never Stray Away From Safe Driving. Take the Test!
To raise awareness about safe-driving and test your driving knowledge, click on the following link and take the test. Visit http://www.nationaldriverstest.com/ and click on the National Drivers Test button. Also, don’t forget to check out the National Drivers Test Facebook App where you can “challenge a friend” to take the test! Now you can share and compare your scores with all your family and friends and see just how well you actually know the rules of the road! Remember, drive safe and don’t text and drive!!