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A collection of articles to help your teen be a safe driver

Articles from State Farm® about insurance for teenagers and safety tips to help keep your teen and others safe and knowledgeable about the rules of the road.

Insurance Tips for Teens. 

Helpful Insurance Tips for College Students

Helpful Insurance Tips for College Students

It's not going to be a big deal, but here are a few things that will be helpful to know.

Tips for choosing the first car for your teen to drive

Tips for choosing the first car for your teen to drive

Beginning drivers are at highest risk of a crash, so help them make a safe transition.

The real costs of a non-moving or moving violation

The real costs of a non-moving or moving violation

The real consequences of critical driving errors.

Teaching a Teen to Drive. 

Steer Clear® by State Farm helps drivers under the age of 25 improve their driving skills, and possibly reduce their insurance costs, too. Discover how Steer Clear can help your teen develop save driving habits
Why A Driving Curfew For Minors Helps With Driving Experience

Why A Driving Curfew For Minors Helps With Driving Experience

Graduated driving laws and driving curfews all help to give new drivers limits. But there's no substitute for diverse time behind the wheel.

Have a Teen Driver? Here's How to Help

Have a Teen Driver? Here's How to Help

Teaching your teenager to drive doesn't have to be stressful.

Help Your Teen Be a Better Driver

Help Your Teen Be a Better Driver

Teach your teen to be safe behind the wheel with these tools and tips from State Farm.

Teen Driving 101: A Step-by-Step Test of Essential Driving Skills

Teen Driving 101: A Step-by-Step Test of Essential Driving Skills

Before letting your teenager get behind the wheel, go over this driver skills checklist.

Why A Driving Curfew For Minors Helps With Driving Experience

Why A Driving Curfew For Minors Helps With Driving Experience

Graduated driving laws and driving curfews all help to give new drivers limits. But there's no substitute for diverse time behind the wheel.

Things Have Changed Since You Learned to Drive

Things Have Changed Since You Learned to Drive

If you have a child taking driver's ed, it's time to learn the latest updates to the subject.

Ways to Help Your Teen Driver Stay Safe

Ways to Help Your Teen Driver Stay Safe

Here are tips to help avoid teen crashes and stay safe on the road.

Why it matters what your teenage driver thinks about driving

Why it matters what your teenage driver thinks about driving

Key insight about what's going on in the minds of teen motorists.

Have a New Teen Driver in the House? Read This.

Have a New Teen Driver in the House? Read This.

What you'll need to know about safety, insurance and even discounts for new drivers.

Why A Driving Curfew For Minors Helps With Driving Experience

Why A Driving Curfew For Minors Helps With Driving Experience

Graduated driving laws and driving curfews all help to give new drivers limits. But there's no substitute for diverse time behind the wheel.

Attention, Teen Drivers: Buckle Up

Attention, Teen Drivers: Buckle Up

How you can help your teens make buckling up a habit.

Additional Articles for Teen Drivers. 

Texting While Driving Includes Growing Mobile Web Use

Texting While Driving Includes Growing Mobile Web Use

Texting while driving is not the only problem - drivers are increasingly using mobile web services.

How to Deal with Parking Lot Accidents

How to Deal with Parking Lot Accidents

It's only a common fender bender, but all parties involved should know what to do.

Tips for teen drivers during prom and graduation season

Tips for teen drivers during prom and graduation season

While helping your teen plan, parents can advise about safe driving on the big night.

Surprising Risks That Teen Passengers Face

Surprising Risks That Teen Passengers Face

Passenger risk is real. More than half of teen car crash fatalities weren't the drivers.

Teen Driving and Texts

Teen Driving and Texts

Roughly 200,000 crashes each year are caused by texting drivers, but most teens don't see the danger in it.

Tips to Avoid Drinking and Driving

Tips to Avoid Drinking and Driving

Share these tips with your teen driver to help promote driving safety.

What Drivers Should Be Ready to Do if They Are Pulled Over

What Drivers Should Be Ready to Do if They Are Pulled Over

It's likely to happen, so advise your children what to do when pulled over by police.

All-Weather Driving Tips and Accident Advice for Teens

All-Weather Driving Tips and Accident Advice for Teens

Help your new driver establish good habits for bad weather driving and accident protocol.

5 Tips to Remember for Driving Safely in the Rain

5 Tips to Remember for Driving Safely in the Rain

Being behind the wheel of a rain-splattered windshield doesn't have to be stressful.

Ways to make your traffic merging safer on roads

Ways to make your traffic merging safer on roads

Travelers can drive defensively and take precautions to prevent merging collisions.

Intersection Safety and Red Light Cameras

Intersection Safety and Red Light Cameras

Running a red light is a bad idea, but in some places it can also mean a surprise ticket.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.