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Traffic Safety

The risk of motor vehicle crash fatalities is highest among teen drivers. Studies show teen drivers are involved in crashes because of inexperience and risk-taking. Teen motor vehicle incidents are preventable. Proven strategies and a pledge to follow safe driving rules can improve the safety of all young drivers.

What are the Risk Factors?

  • Driver Inexperience
  • Having multiple passengers. Even just ONE!
  • Cell phone or device use
  • Nighttime driving
  • Speeding
  • Impaired driving
  • Lack of proper seat belt use

Most traumatic injuries to teens are caused by roadway crashes— whether you’re a driver or a passenger. The good news is-- most of these injuries are very preventable. But it’s up to you to keep yourself and others from getting injured.

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