A driving teenager can be a scary experience. Giving that much trust and responsibility to a 16 year old is a terrifying but important coming of age experience for both you and your teen. However, you can’t just give them the keys and let them run amuck. Driving is a privilege, not a right. You have to set rules for your driving teen. Read on for a few helpful ideas.
Involve Your Teen in Rule-Making
No matter what rules you decide to implement, you should involve your teen in the decision making process. This will help them feel like you trust them, but also help them feel more responsible for the rules. Allow them to help you come up with consequences for breaking the rules as well. They will be more likely to keep the rules if they helped make them. More