Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 15-19 year olds in the US. In fact, in 2013, 2,614 teen (ages 15-19) passenger vehicle drivers involved in fatal crashes and an estimated 130,000 were injured. Parents need to take the time to talk with their kids about the many dangers of driving. Those dangers include alcohol, seat belts, texting, speeding, and extra passengers. These dangers are covered in the “5 to Drive” rules of the road.
These free safety materials can help start the conversation with your teen driver about the rules of the road. Even if you think they don't hear you, they do. Use the "5 to Drive" – Set the Rules Before They Hit the Road.