KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Some teen drivers in Kansas City learned just how dangerous the road can be.
Sunday afternoon, the Bridgestone Americas' Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience took place at Cricket Wireless Amphitheater in Bonner Springs, Kan. It's a free half-day clinic that teaches defensive driving skills and quick decision-making.
Lisa Stoll, a mother of a teen driver, felt the clinic offered more than some other instructional courses.
"I think it would be extremely helpful to have them be in real life situations instead of just tell them how to do it, Stoll said. “Actually get them out there and have them do it."
Parents also learned valuable skills, like how their own driving behavior can impact their teens’ driving and how to enforce rules of responsibility.
Professional drivers were on staff at the clinic to make sure all the teen drivers were safe while going through the courses.
For more information on the Driving Experience, visit www.teensdrivesmart.com .
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