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QA23: What do you recommend for my child who is about to get his driver’s license?

Click here ( Teen Driver with Contract ) for a contract you can create with your child. Learning to drive is an important time to connect with child to teach them safe practices and habits. Make sure to remain calm and to model good habits in your own driving techniques. Driving is so much more than the mechanics of operating the car. Make sure your child knows to watch for possible actions by other drivers and knows how to avoid incidents. They must also know the laws in Massachusetts and other states where they may need to drive. And, those laws differ for young drivers so you will need to learn the laws that apply to them and enforce them. The Massachusetts RMV website and the AAA website are two sites that contain important and helpful information concerning your teens journey onto the road.

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