The risk of motor vehicle crashes is higher among 16-19-year-olds than among any other age group.
The risk of motor vehicle crashes is higher among 16-19-year-olds than among any other age group. In fact, per mile driven, teen drivers ages 16 to 19 are nearly three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and older to be in a fatal crash. (CDC).
Parents, every time you get in the car with your child remember they are watching and learning how to drive, ask yourself would you want your teen to drink and drive, text and drive, or speed? There are many resources to help teens and their parents, they include:
Minnesota Department of Public Safety- Office of Traffic Safety
Point of Impact | Minnesota Teen Driver Safety Parent Awareness Video
Minnesota Safety Council
National Safety Council
On the Move Traffic Safety Tips for Teens