Now that kids are back in school, new drivers may find themselves driving more frequently. They are heading to or from school, meeting up for study sessions, driving to extracurricular activities, helping a parent by running some errands or getting to an after-school job.
While parents might be relieved to not have to drive their kids to all these activities, they may be understandably concerned that this frequent driving increases the chance that a young person will get a traffic ticket or get into an accident. Unfortunately, many young drivers will get into these difficult situations. There are some very common mistakes that teens make behind the wheel, of which Illinois parents should be aware.