Your teen receives a text. Thumbs flash, head bends forward, eyes only on the tiny screen in hand; the urge to connect, nearly irresistible.
It is hard to imagine your teen (or any other teen) not responding.
But that is exactly what young drivers must do to help stay safe on the road.
Considering teens’ desire for constant connection, that is not always happening. And the results are often tragic. In 2010, 11% of young drivers in fatal crashes were distracted; of that number, nearly one out of five were using cell phones, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Here are five things that you can do to help prevent your teen from texting: Read More