Parent & Teen Contract
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It is time for your teen to begin driving. Your son or daughter is ready, but are you ready?
The first year of driving is the most important year of driving for your teenager. The participation of parents can make a positive difference. Younger drivers are in a greater number of crashes than other age groups. The crashes that involve teens also tend to be more serious than crashes that involve only drivers in other age groups. The statistics below about younger drivers age 16 to 24 are not provided to alarm parents, but to alert parents:
As a parent, you can have a positive impact through knowledge of the New York State Graduated Driver License (GDL) law. You can contribute to the driving safety of your teen if you: