Driver’s Ed Courses May Not Be Enough for New Drivers

Driver’s Ed Courses May Not Be Enough for New Drivers

Some parents may be relieved at the fact that their teenager passed their Driver’s Education course. But what they don’t know, is that said Driver’s Ed courses do not make their teen an all-around safe driver.

As the infographic below highlights, Driver’s Ed courses don’t educate students about tire safety. Twelve percent of 2.2 million yearly accidents among inexperienced drivers could be prevented with proper tire care knowledge.

Check out the infographic below for a quick look at what you can do to ensure tire safety!

Image Credit: Michelin USA

Image Credit: Michelin USA

What other safety tips would you want your teen driver to know?

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Melanie Batenchuk founded Be Car Chic in 2009 as a way to help consumers make smart decisions when buying and selling their cars. Her prior work at the dealership, trade association and manufacturer levels has provided her a deep understanding of the complex facets within the auto industry, making her a leading woman in her field.