By Kaaleen J. For as long as I can remember my grandfather has rarely warn a seatbelt. Whether it was a long road trip to Niagara Falls, a short drive over to the convenience store to buy a lottery ticket he would almost never wear it. When I was young I learned about what could happen if […]
By Nero As someone in my mid 20s, I have been using taxis for years. Whether it was for a night out, a ride to the airport or transporting belongings from an old apartment – I used taxis with high frequency. Seatbelts were never mandatory. I often didn’t wear them and the driver never reminded […]
Seatbelts can serve other purposes
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.
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.
In the first year of driving teens have the greatest risk of crashing. Making a habit of wearing a seatbelt as you learn to drive may save you in a crash.
Tyler implores teens learning how to drive a car to speak up if a supposedly cool driver is driving a car dangerously. He encourages teens to wear a seatbelt.
There are simple things you can do to reduce the risks for your teen as they learn how to drive a car. There are no do-overs in driving a car.
Toyota has a front seatbelt air bag and Ford, a rear seatbelt system. Making a habit wearing a seatbelt is critical for new drivers learning how to drive a car.