Is backseat driving dangerous, or is it just a nuisance? Sometimes, the more eyes on the road, the better. But other times, backseat driver distractions can add up to cause car accidents.
So, are you a backseat driver? And, no, we don’t mean literally driving from the backseat, though we’ve seen that happen, too. Take our five-question quiz below to find out!
Instead of telling everyone else how to drive, you might want to think about how not to be a backseat driver. Especially for teen drivers, studies show that passenger distractions lead to triple the likelihood—or more—of getting into an automobile accident. The best approach to backseat driver safety is to help the driver keep his or her attention on the road without causing excess stress in the process.