Gift ideas for new drivers for the 2017 holiday season

Gift ideas for new drivers for the 2017 holiday season

If a newly licensed teen is on your list, check out these gift ideas for new drivers for the 2017 holiday season of giving. At various price ranges, all promise to commemorate the big milestone of getting that coveted driver’s license.

The gift doesn’t have to be expensive, but if it’s related to driving, it’s sure to be a hit. First, find the perfect gift for your new driver. Then, play Santa with one of the below gift ideas – just in time for 2017 holiday shopping.

Gift ideas for new drivers:
Assorted stocking stuffers

Gift ideas for new drivers drive smart georgiaKey chains, emergency tool sets, personalized new driver t-shirts, and a license plate map ornament are all great gift ideas for your new driver. Findgift.com has a nice assortment of gift ideas, all affordably priced and ready to be shipped in time for holiday gift giving.

Gift ideas for new drivers:
Digital tire gauge with emergency tools

gift ideas for new drivers tire gaugeRiding on properly inflated tires can help prevent accidents. Make sure your teen has and knows how to read a tire gauge. Digital versions are quick and easy-to-use. A handy, dandy digital gauge at Amazon also features a car glass breaker, seat belt cutter, and tire tread depth gauge – all in one incredibly useful tool. The best news is that it is just $13.95 and in stock for immediate shipment.

Gift ideas for new drivers:
Gift certificates for car washes

Gift ideas for new drivers car washesDriving teens like to look good in their rides. So, they’re sure to love a coupon booklet for free car washes. In Atlanta, Cactus Car Wash offers car wash coupons in denominations of $10-$100. They will be delivered in time if you order by December 18, 2017. Click here for more info and to order Cactus Car Wash gift cards.

Gift ideas for new drivers:
AAA membership

AAA logoThis may not be the coolest gift ever, but it will give concerned parents peace of mind, especially when teens leave for college. Priced at just $59, a classic annual membership provides up to 5 miles of towing, free battery boosts, tire changes, fuel delivery, and lockout services up to $50. Head to the AAA website for more information or to sign up.

Gift ideas for new drivers:
Extra driving lessons

gift ideas for new drivers driving lessonsJust because your teenager has a license to drive alone, he might not be 100% ready to do so. For peace of mind, parents have the option to purchase extra in-car driving lessons with a certified professional. Prices start at $150 for a 2-hour session and go up to $600 for five 2-hour lessons. So, head to drivesmartgeorgia.com for more information and to schedule lessons online.

Gift ideas for new drivers:
Emergency roadside kit

Gift ideas for new drivers AAA kitNo parent likes to think about a potential roadside situation, but if one should arise, make sure your new driver is prepared to handle it. AAA offers a 42-piece emergency kit that’s stocked with what every vehicle needs, including a car care guide, 8-gauge booster cable, flashlight with batteries, emergency poncho, duct tape, screw driver, assorted sizes of fuses, first aid necessities, storage bag, and more. It’s currently on sale for $25.31 (with free shipping) on Amazon.

Gift ideas for new drivers:
Personalized ornament

Gift idea for new driversCelebrate the milestone with a personalized and handmade Christmas tree ornament. One adorable version on Etsy costs $12.99 and features a set of keys, your new driver’s name, the year, and the words “New Driver.” It includes a gift bag. Place your order by 4 pm and it ships the next day.

Gift ideas for new drivers:
Keychains

Gift idea for new driversTeens are excited to hit the road after getting their license, but parents always worry. New driver keychains remind your teen to exercise caution on the road and return home safe. Different versions feature sayings such as “Don’t drive faster than your guardian angel can fly,” “All roads lead home no matter where you roam,” and “Be safe. Have fun. Come home.” Head to the Etsy.com website to choose from different new driver keychains.

Gift ideas for new drivers:
Driving sunglasses

Gift ideas for new driversBright sunlight is often be blinding. A good pair of sunglasses will cut down the glare and make it easier to see the road and other cars. There is a wide variety of driving sunglasses, including specific styles for daytime and night driving. So, for tips on choosing a good pair, head to selectspecs.com.

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