If you have a teen driver, they need to know more than the safe driving tips that are being taught in drivers education. There are some basics that you will need to teach them. Here are some things you should make sure your teen driver knows before they hit the open road.
- They should know how to change a tire in case of a flat. Many parents don’t bother to teach teens this skill and it could be a big help in a roadside emergency.
- They should at least know the basics of reading a map. Map sure there is a map of your state in the car and that your teen know the basics of reading it.
- Teach them how to safely use jumper cables. Jumper cables can be one of the most helpful tools in getting a car back on the road. Make sure your teen knows how to use them properly.
- Let them know how their driving record affects your auto insurance costs.
Making sure your teen driver knows these tips can help them be safer on our roadways.