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A Parent's Guide to Teen Driving: The Risks of Teen Drivers

Distracted Driving

teen texting while driving
  • In 2013, distracted driving caused more deaths than impaired driving and speeding.
  • People who talk on a cell phone while driving are 4 times more likely to crash.
  • People who text while driving are 23 times more likely to crash.
  • Teens falsely believe that ''driving distracted" does not increase their risk of a fatal crash.
  • Many factors can affect your focus on the road, such as:
    • passengers
    • eating/drinking
    • changing settings
    • taking care of hygiene/grooming
    • cell phones, GPS, etc.
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