Category Archive: National Teen Driver Safety Week

Oct 25

Don’t think teens pay attention? Think again.

crash risk remains high

In observance of National Teen Driver Safety Week, we’re breaking down the top 10 things many parents don’t know about teen driving. 9. Teens really do learn to drive by watching their parents. A survey from The Allstate Foundation found 80 percent of teens cite their parents as having the most influence over teens’ driving …

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Oct 24

Laws are not enough

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In observance of National Teen Driver Safety Week, we’re breaking down the top 10 things many parents don’t know about teen driving. 8. Most states’ teen driving laws and restrictions do not adequately protect teen drivers from the most serious crash risks Teen driving laws and regulations are good benchmarks, but they are not enough …

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Oct 23

Are you afraid of dark roads?

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In observance of National Teen Driver Safety Week, we’re breaking down the top 10 things many parents don’t know about teen driving. 6. Most fatal nighttime crashes involving teen drivers happen between 9 p.m. and midnight Many parents think their teens are safe after dark as long as teens are off the road before it …

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Oct 22

Inexperience is your teen driver’s worst enemy

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In observance of National Teen Driver Safety Week, we’re breaking down the top 10 things many parents don’t know about teen driving. Read the first three facts here. 4. Teens crash most often because they are inexperienced – not because they necessarily take more risks Yes, teen drivers speed. But drivers of all ages and …

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Oct 21

The most dangerous time of your teen driver’s life

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In observance of National Teen Driver Safety Week, we’re breaking down the top 10 things many parents don’t know about teen driving. 1. Car crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the U.S. Nothing kills more teens than car crashes. Every year in the U.S., we lose more than 4,700 people in …

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Oct 17

Top 10 things many parents don’t know about teen driving

most dangerous year

During National Teen Driver Safety Week (Oct. 20-26), traffic safety advocates across the country will work to raise awareness about why teen drivers crash and how to prevent these crashes. To help parents understand the scope of the problem, the National Safety Council compiled a list of the top 10 things most parents don’t know …

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Oct 16

How will you observe National Teen Driver Safety Week?

#1 cause of death for teens

Oct. 20-26 is National Teen Driver Safety Week – the perfect time for parents and teens to have meaningful discussions about safe driving and learn how to stay safe on our roads. Many parents still do not realize car crashes kill more teens than suicide and homicide combined. Safe driving truly starts with parents. Riding …

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Oct 11

Observe National Teen Driver Safety Week

Sadly, many parents believe homicide, suicide and disease are bigger threats to their teens’ safety than the vehicles sitting in the driveway. But nothing kills more teens in the U.S. than car crashes. NSC, along with several other traffic safety organizations, is observing National Teen Driver Safety Week Oct. 20-26 in the hope of helping …

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