It is natural for parents to worry about teen drivers; especially when they first receive their license. For teens, a newly acquired license is like a freedom card. However, this lease on freedom is fraught with hazards. Teen drivers are the most likely (on average) to be involved in a crash. Also, car accidents are the number one killer of children aged 15-20.
Because of these ominous statistics, it is important for parents to establish clear rules for driving. This post will identify the “5 for Drive” safety standards as established by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.