Title: Teaching Your Teenager to Drive
Author: Allianz Insurance
Full Text & Source: https://www.allianz.ie/blog/your-car/teaching-your-teenager-to-drive.html
The Internet, Online, 24/04/2018
Teaching your teenager how to drive is one of the most challenging and daunting responsibilities of child rearing. As co-pilot, you will be in a very influential position to help your teenager make good driving decisions and develop good habits that will last them a life time…..
The teenagers must do their driving theory test.All the information you need for the DTT can be found at the theory test site. http://www.theorytest.ie/
Essential Driver Training (EDT)
Once your teenager successfully passes the DTT and now holds a learner permit they must complete the Essential Driver Training. This is mandatory for all learner drivers. EDT is comprised of 12 one-hour lessons
Get your car and insurance it in your own name. All cars on the road must have tax and insurance.
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More than likely you will be your teenager’s sponsor, (the experienced driver who accompanies a learner driver during practise sessions). This is a very important role, your teenager’s ADI will provide a minimum of 12 hours teaching but it is you who will spend the majority of time in the car up until your child passes his or her driving test and graduates to being a fully licensed driver. During this time you have a key role in encouraging good driving behaviour. Use this time wisely, remembering that driving is a great responsibility. Instilling good decision making and habits in your teenager from the outset as they learn to drive will stand to them for the rest of their lives behind a wheel……
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