If you are trying to teach someone how to drive, the most important thing you can do is to drive safely yourself. Though it sounds trite, it is true. Your friend or family member is now watching more carefully than you can ever dream. How do we know Examiners quite often hear, Well, that’s how my dad/mom does it Sometimes the young driver is saying this to defend such things as rolling stops. Luckily, it is also often said with pride, when the applicant is giving a parent credit for their safe driving habits. Getting a driver license is often referred to as the modern equivalent of a rite of passage to adulthood for the young, new driver – and it’s certainly a dangerous one. The driving world they enter is far too intense to tackle without serious preparation. As a parent (or concerned mentor) you are the one who cares most about your teenager’s driving ability and safety. This chapter will help give you some hints and ideas on ways to participate in the process of educating your teenager (or inexperienced adult) behind the wheel.