Teen Drivers: How to Handle a Traffic Accident

GDL Institute Blog

Teen_Driver_AccidentTeen drivers are more likely than experienced drivers to be involved in a motor vehicle collision. In fact, per mile driven, teen drivers ages 16 to 19 are three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and older to be in a fatal crash (CDC). It’s no wonder that parents are concerned about their kids driving safely. The driving techniques you learned in your TLSAE course will prepare you to drive safely and defensively. But, a traffic accident is just that, an accident. When you obtain your driver’s license, talk with your parents about driving expectations, and what you should do in the event of an accident. They will be able to offer your advice and guidance, and may even have you sign a Parent/Teen Driving Contract.

If you find yourself involved in a minor collision, it can be scary, but you may find the following tips…

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