Texas Tops List of States with Worst Drivers: DriversEd Sets Teens Up For Safe Driving Success

January 31, 2017

The First Two Years of Driving Are Statistically the Two Most Dangerous Years a Child Will Experience

Justin McNaull, Head of Public Policy for eDriving (ENGLISH) and Rosa Ziebell, Head of Consumer Outreach for eDriving (SPANISH)

(Oakland, CA, Tuesday, January 31, 2017) – According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Lone Star state is at the top of the list for having the worst drivers in the country.

Now more than ever, making sure that young Texas drivers are properly licensed and trained to drive safely is a priority.  Teen drivers in Texas can apply for a learner’s license (also known in other states as a driving permit or learners permit). For teens, applying for their driver’s license for the first time is a major milestone in life. While the process may not be as quick and easy as with adult applicants, teenagers in the state of Texas need not worry. eDriving – parent company of DriversEd.com – has been using technology to disrupt and advance driver training since its inception 20 years ago. 

There’s a lot more at stake than just passing the test. There is a fierce focus on setting teens up for a lifetime of safe driving. This is a particular challenge in the first two years of driving which are statistically the two most dangerous years a child will experience in his or her entire life because of driving.

Ten helpful services available from DriversEd.com:

  1. You can take driver’s ed online;
  2. There may be insurance discounts;
  3. You set the pace;
  4. There are practice permit tests;
  5. Your training will depend on your age;
  6. If you opt to take behind-the-wheel instruction in Texas, they’ll pick you up and provide the car;
  7. You’ll need to show your license;
  8. You’ll look in the mirror, a lot;
  9. Texas DPS Near You;
  10. Fix your ticket.

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