Some Teen Driving Facts 

Some Teen Driving Facts

Teen Driving

As the world population increases along with the growth of automotive businesses, more and more vehicles are on the road and more people are engaged in driving, among them teens. According to a recent survey, 5,500 teen deaths occur every year due to teen driving. Causes of teen road accidents include drunk driving, drugs, and immaturity. Want to know more? Here are some recent teen driving facts.

* 4% of all deaths due to motor vehicle accidents are teen drivers.

* Most teen driver deaths due to motor vehicle accidents occur on weekends 53% of the time.

* Teen drivers killed in motor vehicle accidents had a youth passenger in automobile 45% of the time.

* Of teen drivers fatally injured in automobiles, more than 1/3 were speed related accidents.

* Teen lifestyle of staying up late make teen drivers a high risk to have an automobile accident due to drowsiness.

* More than any age group, teens are likely to be involved in a single vehicle crash.

* On the basis of current population trends, there will be 23% more 16-20- year-old drivers on the road in 2010 than there are today -- 26.1 million.

* This age group makes up 7% of licensed drivers, but suffers 14% of fatalities and 20% of all reported accidents.

* The 16-year-old population alone will increase from 3.5 million to over 4 million by 2010.

One of the best ways to prevent road accidents is to check your auto parts for damages. If you find one, try to replace them with quality auto parts offered by online stores like Auto Parts Fast.

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