Category Archives: Teen Driver

NEW GUIDE HELPS STATES IMPLEMENT PEER-TO-PEER INITIATIVES

Motor vehicles remain the leading cause of death for teens and young adults. Though fatal crashes involving drivers 16-24 years old declined more than 25% over the past decade, much work remains. To help states further this progress, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the “Peer-to-Peer Teen Traffic Safety Program Guide,” prepared…
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October 21-27, 2018 – National Teen Driver Safety Week

This week and every week, parents should have conversations with their teens about the important rules they need to follow to stay safe behind the wheel of a passenger car, truck, or SUV.  These rules address the greatest dangers for teen drivers: alcohol, inconsistent or no seat belt use, distracted and drowsy driving, speeding, and…
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State Farm®: Reducing the Number of Accidents Involving Teen Drivers

In an effort to reduce the number of accidents involving teen drivers, the Virginia State Police makes education about the dangers of distracted driving a priority. The Virginia State Police Distracted Driving Simulator provides a hands-on alternative to demonstrate the dangers of distracted driving in a safe and controlled environment. It is State Farm’s hope, through…
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