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Teen Driver Risks
Learn the risks your teen driver faces on the road.
Parents Are The Key
Discover how you can help them become a safer driver and reduce their crash risks.
It’s important to set strong household rules and practice with your teen driver—even after they have a license.
Designed by and for parents of newly licensed teen drivers, DriveitHOME ™ offers a variety of helpful resources you can use to help your teen get the experience they need behind the wheel to become safer, more experienced drivers.
The National Safety Council has long been involved in reducing the number of teen driver car crashes - by far the number one cause of death for teens. Here is what every parent needs to know.
Inexperience contributes to thousands of teen car crashes each year.
2 million teens under the age of 18 are in their 1st year of driving.
40% of crashes happen at night, most before midnight
Each year drivers under 18 are involved in 900,000 crashes
16 to 19 year-old drivers are most likely to be in a fatal crash
DriveitHOME™ is an initiative of the National Safety Council, designed by and for parents of newly licensed teen drivers. DriveitHOME™ offers free resources parents can use to help their teen build experience to become safer drivers.
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