Teen Drivers

Teen Motorist Crashes Drop 50% over Last 20 Years, AAA Study Finds

Posted on: November 4th, 2015

Over the past two decades, in the U.S., teen drivers have caused about 53 percent less traffic collisions, according to the findings of a study recently conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety (AAA). In fact, while there has been at 51 percent drop in the rate of non-fatal, injury accidents caused by teen […]

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6 Distracted Driving Myths Debunked for Distracted Driving Awareness Month (Pt. 3)

Posted on: April 10th, 2015

Concluding our blog series 6 Distracted Driving Myths Debunked for Distracted Driving Awareness Month, below, we will dispel a few more misconceptions about distracted driving. The Facts behind More Distracted Driving Myths Myth 5: Looking at my phone just to read a text for a few seconds isn’t risky. Fact: Although you may think that […]

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6 Distracted Driving Myths Debunked for Distracted Driving Awareness Month (Pt. 2)

Posted on: April 7th, 2015

Continuing from 6 Distracted Driving Myths Debunked for Distracted Driving Awareness Month (Pt. 1), here, we will present the facts behind more common misconceptions about distracted driving. More Distracted Driving Myths You Shouldn’t Believe Myth 3: Talking on cellphones while driving is the same as talking to a passenger in my vehicle. Fact: This is […]

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6 Distracted Driving Myths Debunked for Distracted Driving Awareness Month (Pt. 1)

Posted on: April 3rd, 2015

Crashes involving a distracted driver … cost the nation $46 billion in 2010, an average cost of $148 for every person in the U.S. Including lost quality of life, these crashes were responsible for $129 billion of the overall societal harm caused by motor vehicle crashes. – The Economic and Societal Impact of Motor Vehicle […]

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New NHTSA Tween Seatbelt Campaign Focuses on Saving Children’s Lives

Posted on: March 17th, 2015

Last week, officials at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) kicked off the first-ever tween seatbelt campaign, which is “aimed at parents of children ages 8-14 to make sure their kids are consistently and properly wearing their seatbelt every time the car is moving.” In noting the importance of seatbelt use among tweens, the […]

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Teen Driver Accidents: Are Male or Female Teens More Dangerous on the Roads?

Posted on: March 3rd, 2015

Teen driver accidents have been a problem for decades and have led many states to institute graduated driver’s license (GDLs) programs to try to reduce the collisions caused by these younger, inexperienced motorists. Supporting these efforts have been the NHTSA’s 5 to Drive campaign, which is focused on highlighting the primary causes of teen driver […]

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