Waterford, CT (PRWEB) September 10, 2013
Did you know that teen drivers aged 16 to 19 are more at risk for motor vehicle driver crashes than any other age group? At SAVA Insurance Group of Connecticut, the local insurance agents are aware of this fact – and they want to encourage new drivers and their parents to practice safety first and avoid becoming a devastating statistic. Fortunately, in Connecticut, parents and insurance agents are not the only ones listening to this: in June, the government created new laws for 16 and 17-year old drivers in Connecticut, as reported by ct.gov on June 3, 2013.
One of the most important influences on a teen’s driving is the parent. It is important for parents to understand the vehicle safety laws and also to instill good driving behaviors. Here is what Connecticut residents need to know about the new driving laws:
For those with learner permits (aged 16-17 years old):
For those with a drivers license (aged 16-17 years old):
Parents: Did you know that you must add your teen driver to your auto insurance policy once they receive their learner’s permit? After receiving their permit, 30-hours of classroom instruction and 40-hours of practice driving is required before teens can take their drivers test. Parents should use this time to encourage safe driving behaviors, such as:
Motorists in Connecticut are more than welcome to talk with the insurance agents at SAVA Insurance Group about their teen drivers by calling 888-821-4506.
About SAVA Insurance Group:
Run by a dynamic all-women team, SAVA Insurance Group offers insurance solutions for residents and business owners alike throughout Connecticut. When someone meets with an agent, they get more than an insurance policy, they get a commitment. The agents at SAVA Insurance Group work hard to provide an experience catered to the individual needs of every client – protecting what matters most to them, no matter what. Connecticut residents looking for experienced, professional agents and insurance services are welcome to give the agency a call today.