Before handing your teens the keys to a car, there needs to be an understanding and mutual agreement about the rules you have in place to prioritize their safety. To do that, we recommend creating a written agreement to manage expectations and understand the consequences.
Remember, this is a mutual promise. You are asking your teen driver to commit to making safe decisions and acknowledging the consequences. At the same time, you are promising to lead by example and continue to take an active role in helping your teen stay safe using love, patience and support.
Here are some examples to get you started.