Teen drivers have long been notorious for speeding and careless driving. In fact, year-olds have higher crash rates than drivers of any other ageaccording to DoSomething. And now, of course, they have technology to distract them.
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Keep calm, and keep your teen safes, with apps that monitor and aid their driving. A link has been sent to your friend's email address.
If you have a teenage driver or any driver whose driving behavior you would like to monitor, this app is for you. Observers e. Subscriptions include a FREE 7-day trial period during which the app is fully functional.
Have you ever used your phone to check emails, or send texts while driving? If you have, you know how difficult it is to leave your phone alone while driving a car. You can only imagine how difficult it is for teens to resist the temptation to check their social channels and texts while driving.
If your teen is digitally savvy, as most are, a few driving apps can help you and your teen through this perilous period. With this app, you can see where your teen driver is and how they got there. Each trip your teen takes as a driver is graded on a scale, on which points is the best score.
For many teens, one of the most exciting times in their lives is when they drive by themselves for the first time. Not only is it a rite of passage declaring their burgeoning independence, but it is a milestone marking how much their parents have grown to trust them. Some of them are built-in, and some can be installed after you purchase a car.
Gabe Orellana, 18, of Farmingdale, uses a mobile app that tracks his braking, speed and other driving habits. Conrad Williams Jr. More apps and devices become available each year to help keep teens safer on the roads.
Or Call: Click to Call: Always know where your teen is, when they arrive and easily review their driving history. MOTOSafety is easy to install and easy to use.
Car crashes are the No. Watch the videos below on protecting teen drivers and apps that prevent texting while driving. We installed them on several test vehicles and had staff members drive them.
Parents know firsthand how attached teens are to their smartphones. Parents may know the dangers of distracted driving, but they want to know that their teen drivers are aware of the risks, too. Of course, before you start tracking, be sure to get their consent first. OnStar has a Family Link service that lets you see the location of linked vehicles on an online map.