Teaching your teen to drive can be scary and rewarding simultaneously. What if they speed or drive somewhere they’re not supposed to? What if the old car I gifted them breaks down? What if they get in to an accident? Parents of young drivers everywhere ponder these questions everyday. Thanks to smartphones, parents have much better lines of communications with their teen drivers than past generations. However, constant mobile connectivity introduces a whole new set of potential distractions for teen drivers as well.
How have smartphones impacted parental views regarding the safety of their teen drivers?
To gain more insight into this hyper-relevant question, we surveyed more than 2,000 American parents in April 2021. Read our press release or download this free eBook to learn more about the survey results.
This sampling of articles and videos based on our survey provides an interesting overview of the data as well:
- People | Americans Say Their Family’s Biggest Backseat Drivers Are Teenagers
- Yahoo! Life | 3 in 10 parents say their teen is the family’s biggest ‘backseat driver’
- The Sun | Many American parents say their teenager is a ‘backseat driver’ but 62% are ‘uncomfortable’ with them taking the wheel
- Breaking One | Parents believe teen drivers are more distracted than they were
- Study Finds | Speed up, mom! 3 in 10 parents say their teens are the biggest backseat drivers in the family!
- The News Wheel | Teens Earn Backseat Driver Label from Parents