Tag Archives: Teen Driver

Why Driving Without Car Insurance Is a Bad Idea

There are a number of reasons why you shouldn’t drive without car insurance. From penalties and fines to a suspended drivers license, driving without car insurance comes with some serious repercussions. Traffic laws are doled out at the state level, so make sure to stay current on your local laws and requirements, so you can […]

5 Driving Tips for New Drivers

You’ve received your driver’s license, congrats! Hopefully, you feel confident and properly prepared to share the road with others. As a new driver it can be a bit nerve-wracking to begin driving on your own, but just remind yourself this is what you’ve been training for! Continue to practice good judgment in your driving and […]

How Parents Can Encourage Their Teen Driver to Limit Distractions

I’m sure you’re all too familiar with the frequency in which your teen texts, but did you know that texting while driving is the most dangerous distraction? In fact, people who text while driving are 23 times more likely to be involved in a crash. That’s why it’s important to understand that when your teen […]

5 Tips to Being a Good Driving Role Model for Your Teen

It takes a great amount of time and practice to become a good driver. According to the Office of the Illinois Secretary of State, “Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death among young people ages 15-20. Nearly one in five licensed 16-year- olds are in a vehicle crash and, per mile driven, his/her fatality […]

Using Your Senses While Driving (Besides Vision)

A large majority of the information you gather while driving is received through your eyes, such as the cars around you, traffic lights and signals, road construction, street signs, and so much more. Even though your sense of sight is crucial, you will still need to depend on other senses to identify any potential dangers […]

Why the Number of Passengers in Your Car Matters

In a vehicle, your passengers can strongly influence the way you drive. The initial licensing phase laws in Illinois state that the first 12 months of licensing, or until the driver turns 18, whichever occurs first, the number of passengers is limited to one person under age 20, unless the passenger(s) is a sibling, step-sibling, […]

What to Look for When Selecting Auto Insurance for New Drivers

Now that you or your child are getting ready to hit the road, it’s important to know the various requirements and options for auto insurance and what each type covers. When looking at an insurance policy for a new driver, be sure to consider the following:   Bodily-Injury Liability If involved in a car crash, […]

Is Your Teenager Ready to Drive?

It is scary handing the keys over to your 16 year old teen driver and letting them go off on their own. You know  that once they’re on their own they have a whole new set of freedoms and distractions.  So, how do you know when your child is truly ready to hit the roads […]

Becoming a High School Partner with Top Driver

Are you looking to provide your students with premium driver education services? Are you looking to provide these services at a low, minimal cost to you? Look no further! Top Driver provides our High School partners with many different services at no cost to the institution.   A trained, experienced instructor from our company will […]

4 Safe Driving Tips to Teach Your Teens

When your teenage son or daughter first starts driving, it’s crucial to establish safe driving habits from the start. Safe driving tips that they start practicing from the beginning will stay with them for a lifetime. Use these four safe driving tips when you’re teaching your teenager to drive.   Buckle up. The first action […]

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