CAR CRASHES ARE THE #1 CAUSE OF DEATH FOR TEENS. FORTUNATELY, AS Parents, THERE IS SOMETHING WE CAN DO.
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Teen Driving - What Every Parent Needs to Know
The National Safety Council has long been involved in reducing the number of teen driver car crashes - by far the number one cause of death for teens. Here is what every parent needs to know.
TEEN DRIVERS: the facts
Inexperience contributes to thousands of teen car crashes each year.
2 million teens under the age of 18 are in their 1st year of driving.
40% of crashes happen at night, most before midnight
Each year drivers under 18 are involved in 900,000 crashes
16 to 19 year-old drivers are most likely to be in a fatal crash
Learn why it is important for parents to set an example of safe driving for their teen drivers in our recent post: https://t.co/vguGMpAe4s —
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Congratulations to Danielle Branciforte of the Florida Teen Safe Driving Coalition! Today, the National Safety Council announced her as the winner of the 2017 Teen Safe Driving Leadership Award. Danielle will be recognized tomorrow at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Indianapolis.
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Learn why it is important for parents to set an example of safe driving for their teen drivers in our recent post: http://driveithome.org/2017/09/parents-set-good-example 2 days 17 hours ago.
Find out what your teen needs to know about child passenger safety in our latest blog: http://driveithome.org/2017/09/child-passenger-safety 1 week 2 days ago.
We often talk about the dangers of technology in the car, from cell phones to built-in infotainment systems, but when it comes to teen drivers, technology isn’t all bad. Check out why in our latest blog: http://driveithome.org/2017/09/vehicle-technology-teen-safety 2 weeks 2 days ago.