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9 Rules for Keeping Your Teen Driver Safe

by Lindsay Hutton

Earning a driving license is one of the most exciting times for teens, but lack of driving experience all too often leads to crashes and devastating consequences — according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens. Follow these 9 safety tips for parents to help ensure your teen stays safe behind the wheel, and visit Tire Rack Street Survival's website for more information and where to find a program being offered in your area.

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Set Driving Limits


Set limits on teen driving, especially during high-risk situations such as at night, on the weekends, or in bad weather.

Next: Know Who is Driving

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