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teenagers, Car Crashes remain the leading cause of death among you & your friends
safe & smart DECISIONS
behind the wheel.
It can save a life!

Read On To Know The
6 DANGER Zones
for Teen Drivers
Seat Belts The consequences of not buckling up are deadly. 58% of young adults (ages 13-20) that died in a car crash were NOT wearing a seat belt.
is a factor in nearly 30% of fatal crashes involving teen drivers. Speeding doesn’t save you time it INCREASES your risk for a crash.
Too many passengers increase the risk of a teen driver being involved in a fatal car crash.
A 16 or 17-year-old driver’s risk of being killed in a crash increases when there are young passengers in the car.
Quadruples when carrying 3 or more passengers who are younger than 21
Doubles when carrying 2 or more passengers who are younger than 21
Increases by 44% when carrying 1 passenger who is younger than 21
The risk DECREASES by 62% when an adult age 35+ is in the car.
Don't Drive DISTRACTED Teen car crashes involve distractions behind the wheel 60 percent of the time.
The top distractions are talking or attending to other passengers AND cell phone use.

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In 2014, 50% of teen deaths from motor vehicle crashes occurred between 3 p.m. and midnight and 53% occurred on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.

DON'T DRINK & DRIVE Car Crashes are the leading cause of death for teens. About ONE QUARTER of those fatal car crashes involved underaged drinking and driving.

  1. Buckle up! Every trip, everywhere, everyone!
  2. Obey the speed limit.
  3. Limit the number of passengers.
  4. Wait to text.
  5. Drive during daylight hours.
  6. NEVER drink and drive.



AAA Foundation - http://newsroom.aaa.com/tag/aaa-foundation-for-traffic-safety/




Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Fatality facts: teenagers 2014. Arlington (VA): The Institute; 2014 [cited 2016 Sept 20]. http://www.iihs.org/iihs/topics/t/teenagers/fatalityfacts/teenagers


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