Jul 26, 2018 · Among teen drivers, those at especially high risk for motor vehicle crashes are: Males: In 2016, the motor vehicle death rate for male drivers ages 16 to 19 was two times that of their female counterparts. 3; Teens driving with teen passengers: The presence of teen passengers increases the crash risk of unsupervised teen drivers. Jan 23, 2017 · Male Drivers and Drinking – Male drivers between the ages of 15 and 20 that were involved in a car crash in 2014 were speeding 35% of the time, and 24% had been drinking. These are contributing risk factors for teen drivers and good talking points to discuss with them before they drive unsupervised. Prevention.
Teen drivers are involved in vehicle crashes not because they are uninformed about the basic rules of the road or safe driving practices; rather, studies show teens are involved in crashes as a result of inexperience and risk-taking. Teen drivers, particularly 16- and 17-year-olds, have high fatal crash rates because of their immaturity and. DriveitHOME™ is an initiative of the National Safety Council, designed by and for parents of newly licensed teen drivers. DriveitHOME™ offers free resources parents can use to help their teen build experience to become safer drivers. IN PARTNERSHIP WITH. OUR LEGACY SPONSORS.
Six teens ages 16 to 19 die every day from motor vehicle injuries. Per mile driven, teen drivers ages 16 to 19 are nearly three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and older to be in a fatal crash. Fortunately, teen motor vehicle crashes are preventable, and proven strategies can improve the safety of young drivers on the road. Motor vehicle crashes have long been one of the primary causes of death and injuries among teen drivers. But a new study by AAA finds that young motorists are also a danger to everyone else on the Author: Paul A. Eisenstein.