Are at Higher Risk of Distracted Driving Accidents
Distracted Driving is Operating A Vehicle While Attention Is Elsewhere
COMMON CAUSES OF DISTRACTED DRIVING:
Teen driver Statistics & Crash Reports
of drivers admit to using their phone while driving at times
of drivers say they take selfies while driving
At least 481,000 distracted drivers are on the road every day. Teenagers and young adults are the most likely to become distracted drivers. This is in large part because of phones.
More Teens in Cars = More Chance of Crashes
- Teens driving with passengers is listed amongst the CDC’s 8 Danger Zones.
- Studies find the more passengers in a teen’s car, the higher the risk of accident.
- Limiting passengers in a teen’s car even beyond the legal limit help reduce crashes.