Car crashes are the leading cause of death for teens, and many of these are 100% preventable. Together we can reduce destructive decisions that cost our lives.
Students and teens are the future. We are proud to have a seat at the table in discussions around emerging technologies that have the potential to improve future road safety, such as fully autonomous vehicle technology.
- Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 15- to 20-year-olds in the United States.
- Alcohol-related fatality rates are nearly twice as high for 18-, 19-, and 20-year-olds as for those over age 21. (NHTSA)
- The risk of a crash involving a teenage driver increases with each additional teen passenger in the vehicle.