yet? I know that we are still easing
into it, and we started 6 weeks ago! It
seems like every morning is different, and making sure the kids are ready for
the day is a struggle, especially with the beautiful weather we have been
having. They want to play outside all
day instead of sitting to do school…and honestly I sometimes agree!
roads. There are more teen drivers out
driving to school.
could walk easily, but man, I wish I had a car to drive to school. Luckily, most of my friends did have cars,
and they were so kind to pick me up so I wouldn’t have to walk in the freezing
cold winter weather we have in Maine.
the amount of distraction of teen drivers today. Between texting and talking on cell phones
(apparently I was born in the prehistoric era, I didn’t even have a cell
phone until I went to college!), there are a lot of interruptions that can
happen for teen drivers.
high-quality network that keeps customers connected, and has several resources
that can help families with young drivers have peace of mind.
between you and your child on how they will use their cell phone. I think that this is incredibly
important. Kids need to know your
expectations about cell phone usage. You
may think that your teen is smart enough not to be texting and driving, but
unless you make that connection to them – the dangers of it – they may not even
think of it. Not because they are not
smart, but because kids don’t often think of the consequences of actions until
after they have them.
that you are following the same rules.
Don’t expect your teen to not text while driving if you do
text while driving. It is obviously
important to model the behavior that you want your teen to exhibit in the same
situations. I definitely recommend
downloading this agreement and discussing it with your kids.
well as if there are any mechanical issues with the car. After you put on the easy-to-install module,
you can use the app on your iPhone 6 to check the location of the vehicle on a
map, and track and interpret engine codes to be aware of mechanical issues.
drivers. I know it would certainly give
me peace of mind!
you have with your kids about cell phone usage?