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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 Car Insurance Tips for College Students

Helpful Car Insurance Tips for College Students

When your child goes away to college/university & leaves their car behind, here are options to lower your insurance premiums while they are away.

How to Find the Best First Car for Your Teen Driver

How to Find the Best First Car for Your Teen Driver

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

The Real Costs of a Violation (Moving or Not)

The Real Costs of a Violation (Moving or Not)

Critical driving errors may end up draining your bank account & free time. States vary in how they punish violations and it’s helpful to know what’s at stake.

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.
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 with Teen Driving Safety

Ways to Help with Teen Driving Safety

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

Teen Drivers: Buckle Up for Seat Belt Safety

Teen Drivers: Buckle Up for Seat Belt Safety

Teen drivers sacrifice important protection when they don't buckle up. Help make seat belt safety a habit with tips from this video.

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.

Teen Driver Safety Tips for Prom and Graduation

Teen Driver Safety Tips for Prom and Graduation

Will your kids drive safely on their way to prom? Read more about teen safety, avoiding distractions and reducing accidents.

Teen Passenger Safety

Teen Passenger Safety

A teen passenger and teens driving with friends face a higher safety risk than teens alone. Read how to increase your teen passenger’s safety.

Teen Texting and Driving

Teen Texting and Driving

Texting and driving can be more dangerous than drunk driving, but teenagers are still learning the message.

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 to Do When Pulled Over by Police

What to Do When Pulled Over by Police

Getting pulled over by a police officer can be stressful and scary, especially if you’re not sure how to handle the situation. Read these tips to be prepared.

Advice for Teens on Dealing With an Accident

Advice for Teens on Dealing With an Accident

A car accident as a teen can be tricky. Let us walk you through several tips to prepare before an accident happens and what to do after one occurs.

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

Ways To Make Your Traffic Merging Safer

For safer merging, you should never assume other motorists will make room for you. Read these tips from State Farm to help 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® (including State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and its subsidiaries and affiliates). While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. State Farm is not responsible for, and does not endorse or approve, either implicitly or explicitly, the content of any third party sites that might be hyperlinked from this page. The information is not intended to replace manuals, instructions or information provided by a manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional, or to affect coverage under any applicable insurance policy. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.