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These Lessons Will Make Your Teen a Better Driver

Browse all 52 Pointers for Parents lessons, one a week for a full year. If you want to save or print the lesson, download the .pdf at the bottom of each page. All lessons are offered in English and Spanish.

Lesson 1: How Well Does Your Teen Really Drive?

Lesson 2: You are a Role Model

Lesson 3: How to Back up Safely

Lesson 4: The Fundamentals: Braking, Accelerating and Turning

Lesson 5: Hard Braking and Dealining with Sudden Stops

Lesson 6: How to Drive Safely in Rainy Weather (Part 1)

Lesson 7: How to Drive Safely in Rainy Weather (Part 2)

Lesson 8: The Dangers of Distracted Driving: An Overview

Lesson 9: The Dangers of Distracted Driving: Other Drivers

Lesson 10: The Dangers of Distracted Driving: Pedestrians

Lesson 11: The Risks of Night Driving

Lesson 12: Don't Assume You Have the Right of Way

Lesson 13: How to Use High Beams Properly

Lesson 14: Driving in Overcast Weather

Lesson 15: Potential Road Hazards: Animals

Lesson 16: The Dangers of Distracted Driving: In-car Distractions

Lesson 17: The Dangers of Distracted Driving: External Distractions

Lesson 18: Potential Road Hazards: Work Zones

Lesson 19: How to Respond to Emergency Vehicles and Traffic Stops

Lesson 20: Maintaining a Safe Following Distance While Driving (Part 1)

Lesson 21: What Your Teen Needs to Know About Intersections (Part 1)

Lesson 22: Judging the Gap (Part 1, Turns)

Lesson 23: Judging the Gap (Part 2, Merging onto Expressways)

Lesson 24: Judging the Gap (Part 3, Re-entering Traffic)

Lesson 25: Judging the Gap (Part 4, Changing Lanes)

Lesson 26: Why Basic Car Maintenance is Important

Lesson 27: Parking Etiquette and Safety

Lesson 28: Watching Our for Road Hazards

Lesson 29: How to Scan the Road

Lesson 30: How to Use Mirrors Properly

Lesson 31: The Best Time for Teens to Drive

Lesson 32: Potential Road Hazards: Trucks

Lesson 33: How to Regain Control of Your Car

Lesson 34: Potential Road Hazards: Signs

Lesson 35: How to U-Turn

Lesson 36: How to Deal with Aggressive and Unsafe Drivers

Lesson 37: How to Use Signals Properly

Lesson 38: What Car Should Your Teen Drive?

Lesson 39: Create a Written, Signed Driving Agreement

Lesson 40: How to Prepare Your Car for Winter Driving

Lesson 41: Learning How to Drive a Safe Speed

Lesson 42: The Pre-Drive Checklist

Lesson 43: Judging the Gap (Part 5, Overtaking and Passing

Lesson 44: How to Parallel Park

Lesson 45: How to Drive in City Traffic

Lesson 46: Sharing the Road with Two-Wheeled Vehicles

Lesson 47: How to Drive in Rush Hour

Lesson 48: Maintaining a Safe Following Distance While Driving (Part 2)

Lesson 49: What Your Teen Needs to Know About Intersections (Part 2)

Lesson 50: Impaired Driving: When Teens Shouldn't Drive

Lesson 51: How to Drive Near Railroad Crossings

Lesson 52: Congratulations!

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