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Teens Behind The Wheel – Where to Start?

Your little teens aren’t so little anymore and it’s time to let go and get them learning behind the wheel. Once the hard part is over it’s then time to make sure they are safe and insured. Keep reading to learn about getting your teen on the road and some perks that may come along with having them insured.

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Progressive offers Snapshot, which is a device that is kept in the car to monitor driving habits like:

  • Hard breaking
  • Quick/Over accelerating
  • Phone Usage
  • Driving at night

You can always check your progress and trip logs through email updates, the Progressive App or by logging into your account at There’s a plus to this program.. The safer you drive the lower the rate of your insurance.

State Farm

State Farm also offers a couple of programs like, Steer Clear and Drive Safe and Save. These programs could also help lower the rate of insurance while teaching young drivers to drive more safely.

In most cases, it’s up to the parent to teach their young adult to drive. State Farm also offers a Driver Training Discount. You could qualify for a discount if all the operators of your vehicle under the age of 21 complete an approved driver education course.

We all want our teens to be safe and do great behind the wheel, and that also applies to school in general! You could save up to 25% with a Good Student Discount.

Liberty Mutual

Although your existing policy rate would increase by adding your teen, Liberty Mutual suggests that by doing so it is the most efficient way to save money in the long run. Also, by doing so you may even be eligible for Liberty Mutual’s New Teen Driver Discount. Liberty Mutual also offers a Good Student Discount so it really seems here that if your teen keeps their nose in the books then you’re in good shape as far as rates go.

Peace of Mind With Your Teens

You may need to know the hard truth about teens driving. Novice teen drivers are twice as likely to be in a fatal crash over adult drivers. We want your teen to be safe, and with these policies they can help monitor your teens driving to keep your mind at ease. The idea of your child being behind the wheel does not have to be so daunting. With Dexter & Co. we can find you and your teen the best possible auto policy to get them started on the road.

Feel free to check out our published blog post- “Teen Driver Checklist For Parents.” We’re here to answer any questions you may have regarding safe driving for your teens.

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