Parents with a teenager ready to get behind the wheel of a car should be ready to pay nearly double for car insurance.
A new survey by InsuranceQuotes.com found car insurance jumps an average of 79 percent when a teen driver gets added to the policy.
It jumps 92 percent if the teen is a boy and 67 percent if the teen is a girl. Premiums are highest for 16-year-olds.
In Texas, parents can expect an average increase of about 81 percent.
The most expensive state to insure a teenage driver is New Hampshire, where rates jump 111 percent.