Sample Driving Rules Teens Must Follow
There are some rules that your teen must follow at all times, regardless of the conditions. Here are some common rules to get you started.
Teen Driver Will:
Never play around with passengers, talk on a cell phone, mess with the radio or do anything else distracting
Always call home if for any reason it is not safe to drive or ride with someone else
Always call home if going to be late
Always wear a
safety belt and require all passengers to wear safety belts
Always obey traffic laws
Never speed, tailgate, or cut off others
Never drive after taking any drugs or
alcohol or ride with a driver who has taken any drugs or alcohol
Always tell parent/guardian where going and with whom
Provide safe ride home when asked (no questions at that time)
Consider necessary exceptions to the driving privileges
Apply rules fairly and consistently
Point out and
discuss safe and dangerous driving situations and practices
Be a good role model behind the wheel
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