Teen Drivers


Young Drivers Guide
Young and first-time drivers have unique needs as they start a lifetime of vehicle ownership. See tips on buying, financing, safety and insurance before you (or your teen) joins the driving population.

College Drivers Guide
Many people buy their first car while in college. We all know that tuition rates and college life in general aren't cheap, and more often than not students are strapped for cash. Keeping these simple tips in mind may help you save a few bucks when you step into the car-buying process for the first time.

Keeping Your Car and its Contents Safe
While having your own set of wheels at school can save you the hassle of lugging a six-pack on the bus (a six pack of soda pop, of course), if you don't take precautions to protect your car and its contents, the bus might end up being your ride home.

Common Myths Among Young Drivers
Young drivers often become the victims of myths ? from bad maintenance advice to mistaken safety tips. Here are 10 common misconceptions among young drivers and what to do instead. To you older drivers: No one's watching, so feel free to take a peek.

Top 10 Mistakes Young Drivers Make
It's no secret that teen drivers are at greater risk for accidents than older adults ? four times greater, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Chalk it up to a number of factors, among them inexperience dealing with emergency situations, distracted driving and the inclination to show off to friends.

Is Your Kid Learning How to Drive?
Why are schools putting the most inexperienced drivers in cars with poor crash test scores?

Study: 19% of Teens Have Driven High
Marijuana use is at an all-time high among eighth- to 12th-grade students and one in five teens admits to have driven after smoking marijuana, according to a teen driving study released by Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions).