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Driving Lessons

Tips for Learning - or Teaching Someone - to Drive a Car

One of the most exciting and stressful steps in the teen driving process is the exercise of learning how to drive a car. New drivers need hours and hours of practice becoming familiar with a vehicle, exploring how much pressure to apply to the gas or brake pedals, and learning how to maneuver the car.

But how do you prepare for the teen driving process? And once you're sitting in the empty parking lot, how does a parent even begin to teach them how to do something that has become second nature after decades of experience?

Here are some teen driving resources to help you get started:

  • Driving Lesson Basics

    Driving Lesson Basics
    Things both teens and parents need to remember during their driving lessons. As well as some helpful tips and example lessons to get you started.

  • Driving Tips

    Driving Tips
    Driving requires a combination of skills and the ability to make the right decision at the right time. It takes years of driving experience for this to become second nature. Here are some pointers if you're a teen driving for the first time.

  • Get to Know Your Car

    Get to Know Your Car
    A basic, interactive overview of where things are located in the interior of the car: a good way to prepare before even getting into the car.

  • Parallel Parking Like a Pro

    Parallel Parking Like a Pro
    Parallel parking can be a challenge for even the most experienced driver. Watch this animation to learn the basics; then get out there and practice, practice, practice.

  • Tips for Tough Driving Situations

    Tips for Tough Driving Situations
    Once teen drivers are comfortable driving under normal conditions, they should practice driving in varying weather, traffic and road conditions.