Teen’s Role

At this stage of new driver education, your aspiring driver already has some responsibilities and should commit to making safe passenger decisions.

Be a Safe Passenger

  • Don’t ride with a teen driver without your advance permission.
  • Don’t distract the driver.
  • Contact you for a ride home if a teen driver is unsafe.
  • Always properly wear a seat belt.

Prepare to Earn a Driver’s License

  • Become an aware passenger, observing and asking questions about driving situations.
  • Commit to regular practice sessions to develop skills required for safe driving and managing risks on the road.
  • Understand the financial and legal responsibilities associated with driving.
  • Obey rules, including driver license laws and those established by your family.
  • Avoid taking unnecessary risks while driving.