Parenting Style Influences Risk for Teen Car Accidents

Can parenting style influence teen driving safety? It very much can according to a new study of more than 5000 American teenage drivers. Teens with parents who were authoritative (high control and high support) had less than one-half the accidents compared to those whose parents were uninvolved (low control and low support). Also, teenagers with…

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Teens Who Share a Vehicle are Safer

Teens look forward to the day they can drive, and parents often fear the same event! Interestingly, new research shows that teens who shared a vehicle with others in the family report only half as many accidents compared to those who had primary access to a car. Those who did not have to share a car…

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