Teen Crash Risks and Prevention

  • This research report, made possible with support from the General Motors Foundation, explores the situations leading to teen car crashes and what some parents are doing that is making a difference.
  • Car Accident Prevention begins with helping teens gain the experience and skills necessary to stay safe on the road. Statistics show that motor vehicle crashes remain the number one cause of death for adolescents.
  • The rules of the road vary depending on the state in which you are driving. No matter the state, it’s crucial to obey traffic laws to help prevent motor vehicle crash-related deaths and injuries.
  • Geico’s top 10 tips for preventing teen accidents include practice, training for poor weather, and having the right attitude.

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