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Tips To Help Teens Avoid Auto Accidents With Severe Injuries

So, your St. Petersburg teen just got their license, and they're ready to hit the open road without you. There's nothing wrong with that, as it's a part of life. Your once little baby is growing up, and it is time for you to let them spread their wings and fly. No, nobody is saying to let them walk all over you and do whatever they want. That would likely be a catastrophe. A little space will show them that you have faith in their decisions, though.

Regardless of whether you try to keep your teen driver on a tight leash or give them free rein to do as they wish, the chances are pretty good that you'll probably worry about them while they are behind the wheel. That is why we've created this post. It will provide parents with some tips they can share with their young motorists to help them avoid accidents with serious injuries.

Before discussing the advice, we need to talk about something else, negligence. Have you recently been in an accident with a negligent teen driver? Were they speeding, texting while driving, or operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol? If so, you might be entitled to fair compensation if you got severely hurt. Would you like to find out if you have a personal injury claim?

Yes, well, that is good to hear. What should you do? You should contact the St. Pete Lawyer to schedule a free case review. Can you believe that? You can see where your claim stands and if your case can move forward without spending a dime. If you and the attorney decide legal action is in your best interest, he will begin building a case that supports your position via...

• Witness Statements
• The Police Report
• Cell Phone Records
• Surveillance Camera Footage
• And More

Do you still need another reason to contact us? Try this one on for size. You will only owe a fee if compensation is recovered. Okay, now that you know who to call for all of your personal injury needs, let's discuss those tips, shall we?

Always Wear Your Seat Belt, No Exceptions


Sometimes, there's nothing a driver can do to stop an accident from occurring. In other words, many instances are inevitable, so parents should ensure their teens know how important it is for them to wear their seat belts at all times. These devices can prevent some injuries and deaths. Their chances are better by wearing one than not, so remind them to wear a seat belt and even if they get annoyed.

Don't Text And Drive


Cell phones can pose major distractions to teen and adult drivers alike. Texting takes peoples' eyes off the road, where bad things happen. They could strike a pedestrian, motorcyclist, or car and injure themselves as well as others. Folks can also die in the events, and teen drivers have to live with that guilt. Therefore, you should tell your teenager not to text and drive. It is also a good idea for you to set a good example for them by not texting and driving yourself.

Never Drink Or Use Drugs And Drive


The teen years are often about experimentation. Although they shouldn't, many teenagers choose to use drugs or alcohol. Maybe they do so regularly or try them out once in a while at house parties and raves. Whatever the case may be, you should let your teen know they can call you, day or night, for a ride. Don't condone underage drug or alcohol abuse but ensure they know you're there if ever they need you, as that can prevent accidents and injuries..