Getting your drivers license is one of the quintessential rites of passage in American teenage life. With this new privilege come new responsibilities and new risks. This page provides information to help you and your teenager ensure he or she is the safest possible driver.
PAMF Content for Your Preteen
- Driving Skills for Life (DSFL): DSFL helps newly licensed teens improve their skills in four key areas that are critical factors in more than 60 percent of vehicle crashes: hazard recognition, vehicle handling, speed management, and space management. The parent Web site includes tips for parents, a coaching guide and safe driving information for more experienced drivers.
- Teen Drivers: Fact Sheet: This Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Web site outlines the occurrences and consequences, costs, groups at risk and risk factors associated with teen drivers. It includes resources such as A-Z injury topics, data and statistics, and publications.
- Crashproof Your Kids: Make Your Teen a Safer, Smarter Driver by Timothy C. Smith
- Safe Young Drivers: A Guide for Parents and Teens by Phil Berardelli
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