It's a big moment in any teenager's life when he or she graduates from driving school and knows that being able to drive alone is just around the corner -- solely dependent on the upcoming license test. Even though you might feel a little bit anxious about your teenager soon hitting the open road, it's important to be supportive of this milestone. While you don't have to throw a party to celebrate the teen's driving school graduation, it's nice to give a present to celebrate the accomplishment. Driving-related gift ideas are particularly appropriate. Here are some ideas.
A Selection Of Automotive Gift Cards
Given that your teenager will soon be driving frequently, giving some gift cards that relate to driving -- or to things that your teen might enjoy while out and about -- is a gift that is sure to be appreciated. You can either give one or two gift cards with significant denominations or put together a selection of numerous gift cards with lower values, such as $10. Buy these cards for locations such as the gas station, car wash, automotive accessories store or oil change center. Gift cards that your child will be able to use while driving include gift cards to movie theaters, coffee shops and shopping centers.
Roadside Emergency Kit
A roadside emergency kit will make you feel better about your child driving on his or her own, so it's worthwhile to put some items together and bundle them into a container that your child can leave in the trunk. Emergency supplies include jumper cables, fluorescent traffic cones, a blanket, a flashlight, a reflective vest, flares and a "Call Police" sign that your teen can display in the window in the case of an emergency.
Driving-Related Gift Ideas
Depending on your budget, there are a wide range of driving-related gift ideas that you can consider buying for your teenager. A GPS is a generous gift that will help your child navigate his or her way around the city; if you don't want to spend as much, get a high-quality road map of your city and your state. A couple rolls of coins are a fun gift if your child will frequently be driving on toll roads or toll bridges. A tire pressure gauge will come in handy, as will a lesson from you on how to use this device to make sure the vehicle's tires are safe.
For more information, contact a driving school like Morgan School Of Driving Inc.