Did you know that distracted driving causes up to 8,000 car accidents every day in America? That statistic from the American Automobile Association (AAA) proves that distracted driving is a major problem on the nation’s roads. This problem extends to teenage drivers who learn driving habits early on and take those habits into adulthood behind the wheel.
While easier said than done, there are a few simple steps you can take to set a good example for the teenage driver in your family:
If you catch your teen driver using a cell phone while driving, revoking his or her driving privileges is not out of line. Another statistic from AAA revealed that 60 percent of teen drivers admitted to using a cell phone while driving even though they knew it was wrong.
Have you suffered injuries because of a distracted teen driver?
Approved by attorney Roger Johnson