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Produced in conjunction with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and their consumer site, HealthyChildren.org, Healthy Children is hosted by our favorite Mom: Melanie Cole, MS. Join Melanie as she interviews expert pediatricians and discusses all aspects of your children’s health and well-being. From infants to teens, potty training to bullying, to prom safety – this is your ultimate audio parenting guide available On Demand 24/7!

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Teen Driving

teen-drivingSpend plenty of time in the car with your new driver to support safety and wise judgment under different driving circumstances.Let’s face it, your child learning to drive can be very stressful for you as a parent. You want them to gain independence while still keeping them safe.

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The most important investment you can make in terms of the safety of your driving teen is giving them a structured experience behind the wheel. The biggest single risk factor for teens is their lack of driving experience. Introduce them to safe but stressful situations while you’re in the car, like interstate driving and country roads. Be clear about driving restrictions for the first few months your child has a license.

Before that learner’s permit is in your child’s hand, you can be a good role model as a driver and avoid distractions.

Consider implementing the Parent-Teen Driver Contract provided by the AAP.

Listen as Dr. Brian Johnston joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss safe driving for teens.

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