New Windshield Sticker Program Lets Parents Track Teen Drivers

DETROIT (AP) – Now there’s a way for parents to keep track of how Michigan teen drivers are performing behind the wheel.

The Michigan Sheriffs’ Association says more than 16,000 vehicles are registered in a program called STOPPED … “Sheriffs Telling Our Parents and Promoting Educated Drivers.”

Through the program, a sticker is placed on the windshield of the teen’s car and if a young driver is stopped by a sheriff’s deputy, parents will get a letter spilling all the details — even if the driver doesn’t get a ticket.  The program is meant to make young drivers more accountable.

Hartland and Pinckney high schools require the stickers for any student who wants to drive to school.

Find out more about the program here.


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