To the inexperienced driver, speeding and thoughtlessness are potentially as dangerous as drinking and driving. It warns of the real dangers of a violent wreck that face all teen drivers, and the psychological impact on the family. Across the country, juvenile courts use this program as part of a mandatory licensing ceremony in order to illustrate the very real dangers and responsibilities of driving. Produced by Henrico County Community Partnership. About Us Contact Us. Human Relations Media has provided teachers with the highest quality guidance and health media for more than thirty years.
Teen Drivers: Get the Facts
Teenage Driver Crash Statistics
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Facts + Statistics: Teen drivers
While the review, conducted by the Traffic Injury Research Foundation TIRF indicates a general declining trend in the number of teen drivers killed in road crashes, the problem is far from resolved — in , to year-old drivers were still 30 per cent more likely to be killed in road crashes than drivers aged 20 and older. More positively, results from the Road Safety Monitor on Youth Drinking and Driving revealed that a majority of young drivers aged are aware of these issues and concerned about them, with a majority of young drivers agreeing that distracted driving and texting while driving, as well as young drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs, are serious problems. About the Factsheets and Infographic The first factsheet examines the role of distracted driving in fatalities among year olds in Canada while the second summarizes the characteristics of fatally injured teen drivers aged from to
Together we can add up to Zero. Never place the shoulder strap under your arm or behind your back. If a friend refuses to buckle up, then you refuse to start the car. If the person sitting next to you refuses to buckle up, consider this: If you are in a crash, the person who is not buckled can fly around the car and hit and kill you.