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When a major event is occurring in a teen’s life, such as a graduation, their parents may want to give them a very special gift. In some instances, a parent might decide to go the route of giving their teen a car.

Now, this type of gift has some special safety considerations connected to it that the typical gift doesn’t. This is because what kind of car a teen drives and how they act in their car can have major implications for their safety and the safety of others.

Many parents go with used cars when it comes to giving their child a car. Used cars can vary quite a bit in how safe they are. So, when picking out a used car for their teen, a parent may want to pay very close attention to the safety ratings of the cars they are considering. What do you think are some of the best cars for teen drivers?

Parents may also want to take steps aimed at ensuring that, after they give their child a car, their child acts responsibly in it. This can include things like setting clear expectations for their child when it comes to driving conduct, modeling responsible driving behavior for their teen and serving as a safe driving “coach” for their teen.

As this demonstrates, a lot of different things can contribute to how safe a given teen is out on the roads. So, accidents involving teen drivers can have a range of different causes. The consequences of such crashes can also vary considerably. Sometimes, such accidents result in individuals suffering major injuries. When a person has been seriously hurt in such a crash, it can be critical for them to have an accurate picture of what rights and options they have regarding injury compensation.

Source: whotv, “High School Graduation Season Brings Increased Need for Teen Driving Safety,” May 1, 2017

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