After spending years protecting your children from all sorts of dangers on the road and off, you now face the prospect of handing them the keys to the family car. It’s time for them to learn how to drive. Are you prepared? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) can help you mold your young adult into a safe and capable driver.
Find information on your State’s licensing requirements for teens as well as ideas and resources to help you lay the ground rules with your aspiring driver – before you hand over the car keys. NHTSA has in-depth information on some of the most common safety problems novice drivers should avoid. Arm yourself with information on alcohol use and its consequences, the benefits of seat belt usage, and the growing problem of distracted driving.