Teen driver safety week in 2018 is October 21 – 27. The observation is intended to encourage teens, parents, and safety professionals to think about effective new efforts to make teen/young drivers safer on
A recent study conducted by Allstate uncovered some very interesting and surprising facts. Among those facts are these:
- Forty percent of parents of teen drivers do not regularly talk with their teen children about safe driving.
- Of those parents who monitor their teens, 69 percent do so by using a smartphone app. Only 59 percent of these parents monitor daily, and 40 percent monitor weekly.
- The greatest concerns about teen driver safety were
- 67% of parents believe they were safe drivers in their teen years.
- 67% of parents believe their teen children are safe drivers.
- Three in every four parents of teens believe that their teens only rarely drive dangerously.
- Nine percent of Americans have a teen driver (aged 15-18).
- The number one cause of death for teens at every single age between 16 and 23 is an auto accident. This is true for both drivers and passengers.