Parents play an important role in helping their teens learn to drive safely. In fact, according to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Center for Injury Research and Prevention, parents can reduce their teen’s crash risk by as much as 50 percent when they set rules, offer support, and monitor their teen's driving. Below are some tools and resources that can be helpful in this journey.
Alcohol is a substance that reduces the function of the brain, impairing thinking, reasoning and muscle coordination. All these abilities are essential to operating a vehicle safely. Just one drink before driving can put you and others in danger, because alcohol impairs thinking, reasoning and muscle coordination.