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
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