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9 Rules for Keeping Your Teen Driver Safe

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Texting and driving

Lead By Example


Do not use your cell phone for calls or texts when driving — these are both leading distractions and causes for crashes among teen drivers. Remind your teen to keep his hands off the center of the wheel and feet off the dashboard. In the event of airbag deployment, having hands and feet in this position can result in serious bodily harm.

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