Dying to Drive: Inexperience, speed can be deadly mix for teenage drivers, statistics show

Number 20416
Subject Automobiles
Source News-Sentinel (Knoxville, Tenn.)
State TN
Year 2003
Publication Date June 22-24, 2003
Summary According to the author, "The series analyzed fatal motor vehicle crashes in the United States in which at least one driver was between the ages of 14 and 19. Among the major findings: Speeding contributed to more than half of the wrecks. More than two-thirds of people killed in cars driven by teens were not wearing seat belts. More than half of the wrecks were single-vehicle crashes. More than three-quarters of the crashes involved sober drivers."
Category General
Pages 12
Keywords motor vehicles;car crashes;car accidents;teens;speeding;seat belts;fatal motor vehicle crashes;fatal car crashes;driving;drivers;teenagers
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