How to Help Your Teen Drivers this Summer? Lead by Example
by Deirdre Blake
posted Jun 13 2014 8:41AM
Listen carefully, do you hear those cheers in the distance? It's probably the sound of hundreds of local kids being excited about their last day of school today.
We get a break from buses on the roads until summer school starts next month, but lots more young drivers. Nearly 20 of the deadlist days a year on Virginia roads for young people fall between now and Labor Day. Drive Smart Virginia says they want parents to lead by example and avoid driving distracted, especially in neighborhoods. Put the address of where you're going in the GPS before you leave. If you get lost and need to look at your phone, always pull over.