How can teen drivers set car rules for passengers and take control of their car?
Teen drivers tend to behave differently when they are being observed.
- First Step: Do the research and find out whether the presence of teen passengers in the car influences driving behavior and what effect that has on new drivers and crash risk. How can teen drivers take control?
- Second Step: Review these suggested online resources and research studies:
- Third Step: Get creative. What do you want the final product you present to the class to be?
Hint: All teens love to hang out with their friends. Expect that other students will believe passenger restrictions are going to ruin their social lives. Help them understand these temporary restrictions save lives and that none of these laws have anything to do with hanging out with friends, only how to safely arrive at your destination.