What To Do After a Car Accident With the Children

A day of family fun often starts with packing the children into the car or truck and making sure they are all safely bucked into their car seats or seatbelts. Then a parent or grandparent gets behind the wheel of the car to drive to the chosen destination. While it might not be on the agenda, what should people do after a car accident with the children?

Safety First

Always remember to drive safely with the kids to ensure their well-being. Everyone should be buckled into their seats and behave appropriately during the ride to avoid distractions. But even everyone in the vehicle follows car safety rules, other hazardous drivers on the road can cause accidents through their negligence.

Never Panic

Children may get upset, stressed, and injured by the impact of a car accident. Never panic, and always be focused on getting help right away. Call the emergency number …

From ‘Are We There Yet’ To Taking The Wheel: Teaching Your Teen How To Deal With Disaster On The Road

Helping teens get ready to drive involves more than just riding with them a certain number of hours to fulfill learner’s permit requirements for a particular state. Teens who drive need to know how to deal with major as well as minor incidents that arise while they’re behind the wheel. It’s to their advantage to give them the tools they need. From ‘Are We There Yet’ To Taking The Wheel: Teaching Your Teen How To Deal With Disaster On The Road will help adult drivers understand what instruction is necessary.

Give teens a taste of real-time traffic

Driving lessons shouldn’t just take place in a parking lot or on a quiet side street. While this type of driving is necessary when teens are just beginning to get practice behind the wheel, eventually they’ll need to move out into regular traffic conditions. Helping them do that by riding with them during …