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Teen Driving Stats That Will Make You More Cautious Behind the Wheel


Dear teen drivers,

If there’s one thing you want the most; it’s freedom from your parents. Now that you received your driver’s license you probably feel like the world is your oyster. Entering into adulthood is an exciting experience but, it also comes with responsibilities. Being a good driver takes making good decisions and being cautious behind the wheel. As a new driver, inexperience is your number one threat. Therefore, practice defensive driving by eliminating all distractions. You might feel confident behind the wheel but as an inexperienced teen driver you are more prone to car crashes. Here are the facts to prove it:

Teen Driving Stats

Whether you just got your license or if you have had a year of driving experience; driving with caution is a must. Here are a few tips to follow in order to stay safe on the road:

  • Avoid distractions – resist the urge to use your cellphone while driving by placing it in a place where you can’t reach it.
  • Wear your seatbelt – this can reduce the risk of fatal injury to front-seat passenger car occupants by 45%.
  • Avoid aggressive driving – this will reduce your chances of collision and improve your gas mileage.
  • Keep your Kia well maintained – Be sure to get your tire pressure inspected and; check your oil and coolant levels.

Are you clueless when it comes to car maintenance? Have no fear; Kia of Milford has you covered. We offer wide range maintenance and repair services. Keeping up with regular car maintenance is essential for your Kia Optima’s longevity and efficiency. Visit our online Service Center to get the ideal service interval times for your Kia Optima. To schedule a service appointment with us, give us a call at (888) 615-9243 or, visit us at 908 Bridgeport Ave., Milford, CT 06460.


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