Teen driving

Andrew Johnson

Facts about teen driving


  • 56 percent of teens said they talk on the phone while driving.
  • Teen drivers with involved parents are twice as likely to wear seat belts.
  • 33 percent of deaths among 13 to 19-year-olds in 2010 occurred in motor vehicle crashes.
  • 16-year-olds have higher crash rates than drivers of any other age.
  • Only 44 percent of teens said they would definitely speak up if someone were driving in a way that scared them