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Auto Insurance Tips for Teens

Driving is a privilege that can be a whole lot of fun, but with the ability to drive also comes a lot of responsibility.Insurance for Teen Drivers

As teens, it’s important to know how to stay safe while out on the road. When you’re looking for car insurance, price is a big factor, but other issues also come into play. Your age, gender, and even the type of car you drive can all have an influence on how much the auto insurance company will charge you.

People, such as teens with little to no driving history, also wil have have higher rates for a time until they can prove they’re safe drivers. In most cases your insurance rates will decrease once you’ve been driving for a while with no tickets or accidents.

10 tips to make you a better driver

Here are some helpful tips to make sure you’re a good driver and will be able to get great rates on your auto insurance:

  • Never talk on the cell phone or text while driving.
  • Always wear your seatbelt.
  • Obey all signs and the speed limit.
  • Make sure you use proper turn signals and use your headlights at night and in inclement weather.
  • Try to keep focused while driving; distractions from music or friends can be dangerous.
  • NEVER drink and drive! Always find a sober ride if you've been drinking.
  • Shop around for auto insurance rates to make sure you’re getting the best deal.
  • Find out what your car insurance policy covers in the event of an accident.
  • Be sure your tires, oil and windshield wipers are properly maintained.
  • Don’t drive with too many passengers for one car, and make sure everyone is seated and wearing their seatbelt.

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