This story is so outrageously stupid that it’s hard to believe. It seems like the kind of story you’d read in the Enquirer – not the New York Times.
Sadly, automobile crashes continue to be the #1 cause of death and injuries for teens in the U.S. Many of these crashes are preventable.
It bothers me when people fight new laws just for the sake of it. Some laws are really there to save lives and isn’t that a good thing?
Nearly 80 percent of crashes and 65 percent of near-crashes involved some form of driver inattention within three seconds before the event
If you have a teen trying to learn to drive (or a teen who will be learning to drive soon) take advantage of the “Alive at 25” Parent Program by Midas.
Teens learn to drive with a parent or instructor. There is no radio, no chatter or distractions. Teens learn to drive in un-realistic driving situations.
Teens may learn to drive safely but to stay safe their car must also be in safe condition. It’s is one less thing for teens learning to drive to worry about.
You may not want your teen to learn to drive until they’re 25! But f you delay teaching how to drive a car you’ll lose most of your impact as coach and monitor.
When teens learn to drive some think it’s cool not wearing seatbelts. But 1 in 10 teens who learn to drive this year will have a potentially fatal crash.
If you drive, it’s your responsibility to stay sober and get all your passengers home safely.