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Teen Parent Driving Contract

To help your new driver succeed, it's important to discuss your expectations. You may want to consider this contract to write down rules and consequences that are achievable and fair to the new driver. Be sure to check with local authorities for current laws regarding new drivers. Once youve both come to an agreement, sign and date the contract. Review the contract laws regarding new drivers.. Review the contract in three months to include more privileges or restrictions based on the drivers performance.

1. Curfew and driving area limits
AGREEMENT:
I agree to designate a specific time when I will be home and a specific purpose for each driving trip.
 
CONSEQUENCES:


2. Safety Belts
AGREEMENT:
I will always use my safety belt and make sure every passenger is properly belted with children 12 and under in the back seat.
CONSEQUENCES:


3. Crashes, tickets, Violations and Speeding
AGREEMENT:
I agree to follow the rules of the road. If I recieve a ticket for speeding, or another avoidable offense, I agree to accept the consequences.
 
CONSEQUENCES:


4. Number of passengers
AGREEMENT:
I will have no more than one friend with me in the car, unless I reciever permission before driving.
CONSEQUENCES:


5. Drugs and Alcohol
 
AGREEMENT:
I will never use alcohol or drugs or ride with an impaired driver.
CONSEQUENCES:


TEEN DRIVER
I promise to abide by the rules outlined above. If I choose to break any of these rules, I will abide by the above consequences in addition to losing my driving privileges. During the time I cannot drive, I will be responsible for making other arrangements to get around.

SIGNATURE OF TEEN DRIVER DATE


PARENT /GUARDIAN
I promise to do what I can to help my child succeed in following these rules. I promise to make time to help my child become a safe and responsible driver. I understand this is an evolving contract and promise to make myself available to discuss these rules and their consequences when necessary.

SIGNATURE OF PARENTS/GUARDIANS DATE

 

Newsflash

Driving under the influence ranged from a low of 9.5 percent in Utah, to highs of 26.4 percent in Wisconsin, 24.9 percent in North Dakota and 23.5 percent in Minnesota.