Teen Safe Driving Month. Something to Celebrate!

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It’s Teen Driver Safety Week- Do You Know How YOUR Kids Are Driving?

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For millions of teens, driving is considered a rite of passage, a golden ticket to freedom and independence. Learning to drive safely is of paramount importance as teens approach this important milestone.

Now in its seventh year, the National Teen Driver Safety Week is an annual awareness-raising time designated by Congress to encourage safe teen driver and passenger behavior. This year’s theme is ‘It Takes Two: Shared Expectations for Teens and Parents for Driving.”

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Teen Driving Law Reduced Crashes By 68 Percent New Study Shows

 

“An analysis of California’s teen-age graduated driver licensing law (GDL) implemented 15 years ago shows that it has been effective in reducing fatal and injury collisions for novice drivers.  The number of at-fault fatal and injury crashes for 16-year-old teen drivers declined by 68 percent, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. Among 17-year-olds, the drop was 51 percent. ”

Excerpt From AAA website.