The 11th National Teen Driver Safety Week begins this week and focuses its attention on reminding parents to talk to their young drivers of the additional steps needed to prevent accidents. Too often, these young drivers inexperience lead to poor decisions and actions behind the wheel, leaving them more susceptible to being involved in an accident, some of them fatal. Today, we’re discussing not only the problems and challenges are youth face behind the wheel of an automobile but what we can all do to better equip them for successfully gaining the experience they need.
How Big Is The Problem?
- Currently, automobile accidents are the leading cause of death for teens from 15 years old to 18 years old in the US.
- On average, 9 teens ages 16-19 are killed every day of the year.
- 47% [...]