CAR CRASHES ARE THE #1 CAUSE OF DEATH FOR TEENS.
FORTUNATELY, AS Parents, THERE IS SOMETHING WE CAN DO.

Designed by and for parents of newly licensed teen drivers, DriveitHOME ™ offers a variety of helpful resources you can use to help your teen get the experience they need behind the wheel to become safer, more experienced drivers.

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.

1ST YEAR

2 million teens under the age of 18 are in their 1st year of driving.

NIGHT DRIVING

40% of crashes happen at night, most before midnight

UNDER 18

Each year drivers under 18 are involved in 900,000 crashes

16-19 YEAR-OLDS

16 to 19 year-old drivers are most likely to be in a fatal crash

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