It’s such an exciting time in a person’s life when they get ready to take that all-important driving test for the first time.
A driver’s license represents more than just state-approved permission to operate a vehicle. For many individuals, a driver’s license equals more freedom.
But, with greater privilege comes greater responsibility and there are those who kind of forget that part.
A study published in Science Direct indicates new teen drivers are more likely to have an accident within the first month of obtaining their driver’s license than in the next 11 months combined.
The same study said there were a few factors that played into this shocking statistic. Those more likely to get involved in an accident or be cited for an infraction include:
If your teen does get into an accident and you need help fixing the damage, call Great Plains Auto Body today, 402.334.7100.