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Quotations:  Teen Drivers
(Quotes for Parents)

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Welcome to my page of quotations for parents, about teenage drivers. The quotes on this page can also be used for National Teen Driver Safety Week, in combination with my Drive Safely! page of quotations about driving while impaired or distracted. —tεᖇᖇ¡·g

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 14–18 year olds in the U.S. In fact, almost half of the teen drivers involved in a crash die. Yet, a recent survey show that only 25% of parents have had a serious talk with their kids about the key components of driving. You are the parent, they are your children, and they still have a lot of learn. You can teach them and you may just help save their lives. ~National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "National Teen Driver Safety Week" (

When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio.  If all the stations are rock and roll, there's a good chance the transmission is shot.  ~Larry Lujack

Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.  ~Erma Bombeck

Baseball is like driving, it's the one who gets home safely that counts. ~Tommy Lasorda

It takes 8,460 bolts to assemble an automobile, and one nut to scatter it all over the road.  ~Author Unknown

The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it.  ~Dudley Moore

Honk if you love Jesus. Text while driving if you want to meet him. ~Author unknown, as seen on a church sign

A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense.  ~American Proverb

Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly.  ~Author Unknown

Car sickness is the feeling you get when the monthly payment is due.  ~Author Unknown

Drive now. Text later. ~Author Unknown

Recklessness is a species of crime and should be so regarded on our streets and highways.  ~Marlen E. Pew

Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car.  ~E.B. White, One Man's Meat, 1943

The greater part of my official time is spent on investigating collisions between propelled vehicles, each on its own side of the road, each sounding its horn, and each stationary.  ~An English Lord Chief Justice, quoted in 2,715 One-Line Quotations for Speakers, Writers & Raconteurs by Edward F. Murphy

Another way to solve the traffic problems of this country is to pass a law that only paid-for cars be allowed to use the highways.  ~Will Rogers

Stay alive, don't text and drive. ~Author Unknown

Road sense is the offspring of courtesy and the parent of safety.  ~Australian Traffic Rule, quoted in Quotations for Special Occasions by Maud van Buren

Little children, headache; big children, heartache.  ~Italian Proverb

The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires.  ~Dorothy Parker

Mother Nature is providential.  She gives us twelve years to develop a love for our children before turning them into teenagers.  ~William Galvin

The best substitute for experience is being sixteen.  ~Raymond Duncan

The invention of the teenager was a mistake.  Once you identify a period of life in which people get to stay out late but don't have to pay taxes — naturally, no one wants to live any other way.  ~Judith Martin

Adolescence is a period of rapid changes.  Between the ages of 12 and 17, for example, a parent ages as much as 20 years.  ~Author Unknown

Teenagers complain there's nothing to do, then stay out all night doing it.  ~Bob Phillips

There is nothing wrong with today's teenager that twenty years won't cure.  ~Author Unknown

You can tell a child is growing up when he stops asking where he came from and starts refusing to tell where he is going.  ~Author Unknown

For safety is not a gadget but a state of mind.  ~Eleanor Everet

"Safety First" is "Safety Always."  ~Charles M. Hayes

Better a thousand times careful than once dead.  ~Proverb

Safety is a cheap and effective insurance policy.  ~Author Unknown

Accidents, and particularly street and highway accidents, do not happen — they are caused.  ~Ernest Greenwood

Accidents hurt — safety doesn't.  ~Author Unknown

I am having an out-of-money experience.  ~Author Unknown

Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time. ~Steven Wright, A Steven Wright Special, 1985,

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