Teaching teens responsibility behind the wheel


Teaching teens responsibility behind the wheel

May 14, 2012 — What should the household rules be around teen driving? In what ways do parents and others unwittingly reinforce risky driving behavior in young adults?

In a column for the Brookline Tab, B-CASA staff outline the risk factors contributing to unsafe driving practices among local youth and the ways we can reduce them — including transport to and from sports practice, curfews, driving without distractions, a No Questions Asked pick-up policy, and what to do in the event of an accident.