East Franklin, Pennsylvania
230 Holly Rd
Adrian, PA 16210
(724) 868-2886

3 Safety Tips for Teen Drivers January 28, 2020

East Franklin, Armstrong
3 Safety Tips for Teen Drivers, East Franklin, Pennsylvania

When you first obtain your driver’s license, you’re probably eager to get behind the wheel and out on the town. However, as a teen, it’s important to prioritize safety above all. You don’t want your weekend outing to end with an emergency towing call. Here’s some advice on how to stay safe as you rack up the miles.

A Guide to Safe Driving for Teens

1. Consider Your Environment

Unfortunately, it’s more common for teenage drivers to get into accidents at night. If you can avoid driving after sundown, when visibility is compromised, you’ll be safer. If it’s an emergency, have someone else do the driving if possible. Similarly, try to avoid driving when rain or snow is in the immediate forecast. These weather conditions make it much easier to skid or hydroplane and can decrease your visibility of the cars ahead.

2. Put Away Distractions

towingAs a teenager, your social life may play a central role in your day-to-day activities. If you’re driving to meet a friend, put your phone in the glove compartment or center console during the trip. If you’re using the navigation system on your phone, set the text, calls, and social media notifications to “Do Not Disturb.” Glancing at one of these alerts could prevent you from seeing a stop sign or remembering to use your turn signal.

3. Learn About Your Car’s Mechanics

Your driving skills aren’t the only factor that will affect your safety behind the wheel. Pay attention to how your vehicle operates. What sounds does it make when starting up? Are your tires adequately inflated? Knowing what seems off about your car will help you to avoid sudden breakdowns, blowouts, and accidents, so you’re not stranded on the roadside waiting for the towing company.


If you need towing or car repair assistance, contact Arizona Auto Repair & Towing in Adrian, PA. This auto repair company has over four decades of experience serving the Tri-State Area, whether you need an oil change or brand new brakes. They operate 24/7, so you’ll never have to wait long for help. To learn more about their services, visit their website or call (724) 868-2886 to request towing assistance.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Arizona Auto Repair & Towing
4 FAQ About Oil Changes, East Franklin, Pennsylvania
Oil changes are an essential part of any vehicle maintenance plan. While many drivers know to get this service regularly, not everyone understands exactly what’s involved or why it’s...read more
3 Tips for Driving a New Car, East Franklin, Pennsylvania
Getting a new set of wheels is, undoubtedly, an exciting event. While enjoying the perks of a new vehicle, keep these tips in mind to ensure your safety and to prevent premature...read more
3 Transmission Maintenance Tips, East Franklin, Pennsylvania
Auto maintenance isn’t just about scheduling professional service on a regular basis. The way you drive can also have an impact on your vehicle. It’s especially common for new and in...read more
How Long Do Car Batteries Last?, East Franklin, Pennsylvania
The engine is the powerhouse of any vehicle, but it requires a battery to function. Unfortunately, your car battery is just as vulnerable to dying as the one in your phone or remote ...read more