Use the Driver Handbook to study for the written test. The Parents Program is for practical training. The applicant must submit a Certification of Attendance DMV form when applying for an instruction permit. Students attending high school must have the principal or other school official complete Section 1 of the form. Students who are excused from attendance requirements because of disability or home schooling must have a parent or guardian complete the first part of Section 2. Students who have completed high school or the equivalent must have a parent or guardian complete the first part of Section 2, complete the second part of Section 2 and provide a diploma or a Certificate of High School Equivalency.
Teen Drivers: Get the Facts
Teen Driving Laws | Georgia Drivers Manual – | eRegulations
Ending Distracted Driving is Everyone's Responsibility Thousands have Died in Crashes Involving Cell Phone Use Many distractions exist while driving, but cell phones are a top distraction because so many drivers use them for long periods of time each day. Almost everyone has seen a driver distracted by a cell phone, but when you are the one distracted, you often don't realize that driver is you. New technology in vehicles is causing us to become more distracted behind the wheel than ever before. Fifty-three percent of drivers believe if manufacturers put "infotainment" dashboards and hands-free technology in vehicles, they must be safe.
Teens' Biggest Safety Threat is Sitting on the Driveway
The Problem How big is the problem? In , 2, teens in the United States ages 16—19 were killed and , were treated in emergency departments for injuries suffered in motor vehicle crashes. In , young people ages represented 6. The risk of motor vehicle crashes is higher among year-olds than among any other age group. In fact, per mile driven, teen drivers ages 16 to 19 are nearly three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and older to be in a fatal crash.
GDL are laws that support a three-stage driver licensing system to phase in young beginners to full driving privileges. It helps teens hone their driving skills during the first year of licensure by reducing exposure to high-risk situations such as carrying teen passengers and driving at night. The three stages are: Why does GDL apply only to teens? Minnesota teen drivers are overrepresented in traffic crashes due to inexperience, immaturity, distractions, night-time driving, speeding, and seat belt non use.