Whether you’re the parent of a new driver or a teen driver yourself, there are no ifs, ands, or buts about it — night driving is far less safe than day driving. In fact, 40% of fatal car accidents occur at night despite there being significantly less traffic on the roads during the small hours. Teen drivers face a 50% greater chance of dying behind the wheel if they drive at night, particularly between 9 and 12 pm. So, how do we combat this occupational hazard of night driving? Well many parents and municipalities for that matter simply forbid it, and restrict night driving until a teen is an adult.
If this isn’t feasible for you or your child however, then there are other things that you can do. To our minds, the number one preventative measure you can take is to make sure the headlights of the car the (more…)
04 May 2016