Safest Car Choices for Teen Drivers

Honda Accord - 2008

Tis the season for high school graduation ceremonies and the most coveted teenage new grad gift: a new car.  Though teens and parents often have different motivations for vehicle model choice, whoever is doling out the cash usually has the larger say.   For parents, safety and protection of their kids are naturally top priorities…another reason why money is a crucial factor in the car budgeting process.  Newer cars tend to be more crashworthy and have other key safety features like side airbags.  And the sad fact is that teen drivers ultimately have more fatal car crashes than do adults, so it’s difficult to over exaggerate the safety angle (  Beginning with vehicle size and weight, here are three (3) key factors to consider in choosing the safest cars for teen drivers.

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