Teen auto deaths spike during summer months

Teen Auto Car Crash

Distracted driving practices attributed to a spike in summer deaths of teenage drivers in 2010, a study by Fatality Analysis Reporting System reports. According to the study, approximately 45 people between the ages of 15 and 20 died each weekend from June through September in the year 2010. Such young deaths are “sobering” according to Sandy Spavone, the executive director with the National Organizations for Youth Safety. The main reason they hit so hard is because these deaths could so easily be avoided. Spavone feels these deaths are completely avoidable…

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Teen driving statistics show July 4 is the deadliest day of the year

Teen Driving

Adolescent Americans are at the highest risk of fatal accidents on Independence Day. Though summer is meant to be a time of fun and relaxation, teen driving statistics show that it is also the season in which adolescent motorists are most likely to be involved in a deadly crash. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released new data showing July 4th is the most dangerous. It is on that day that the highest number of teenagers behind the wheel will be involved in accidents. Teen driving statistics show…

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