The 4 Most Important Safety Tips for Teens and New Drivers

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So there’s a new driver in your life. There are many reasons to be happy about this, such as spending less time driving them around and more time to yourself, as well as watching your child grow more independent. However, there are a few additional pointers that you should impart to your new driver so that they are properly prepared for the many difficulties they may encounter on the road. Here are four of the most important driving tips for any new driver.

Practice Makes Perfect 

The first and simplest piece of advice is to drive around with them. Before entering more difficult traffic scenarios, they’ll want to feel at ease with the fundamentals so they may learn from their mistakes in a low-stress setting. You should be sure to practice safe braking, turning, accelerating, avoiding distractions, and utilizing the blinkers. 

Encourage Frequent Use of Blinkers

Describe how one of the most practical driving tools is the turn signal. They signal where you want to move your car and let other drivers know what your plans are. No matter where your new driver is or whether there are any other vehicles nearby, encourage utilizing their blinkers. Your new driver should naturally use the blinkers, which will keep them and other drivers on the road safe.

Explain Impact of Weather on Road Conditions

It is advisable to avoid driving altogether if the weather is very poor. However, it is possible for it to rain after a trip has already started. Make sure they understand that headlights must be on when it is raining, as well as that the following distance behind other vehicles should be increased and they should drive a little slower.

Comply with All Traffic Laws

Drivers must comprehend and abide by a number of rules, including those pertaining to right-of-way and road signs. Just a few of them include driving under the speed limit, giving the car in front of you enough room, paying attention to traffic signs, and wearing a seatbelt at all times. Your new driver will be able to drive safely and comfortably if they know and follow the traffic rules; this will also benefit the other drivers on the road. 

 

We sincerely hope you’ll put these driving tips to good use and avoid getting a traffic ticket. But if you do, our experienced Miami traffic ticket lawyers are here to help! Please call (305) 515-5045 to speak with a red light camera violation attorney.