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How Safe are Teenage Drivers? 

2020-04-13T18:00:11+00:00April 13th, 2020|Categories: Auto Accident|Tags: , , |

Each year, the number of teenage drivers on the roads increases exponentially. While this allows teenagers to enjoy more freedom and autonomy, it also poses serious safety risks both to the young drivers as well as other road users.  According to statistics by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, motor vehicle-related accidents are the primary cause of death for teenagers in the United States. Every year, car crashes account for over 2000 deaths, and hundreds of thousands of teens incur serious injuries. These shocking statistics undoubtedly reveal how road safety is still a major problem for teenage drivers in the US.   What are Some of the Causes of Teenage Driving Accidents? Reports by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety indicate that nearly 57% of teen-related motor vehicle accidents directly result from distracted [...]

Top Mistakes New Drivers Make

2019-12-08T05:45:22+00:00December 8th, 2019|Categories: Auto Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , |

Learning to drive can be both exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. As a new driver, you not only need to know how your car functions but also be familiar with the numerous written and unwritten rules that motorists are expected to follow. If you are an inexperienced driver, you may be highly susceptible to making some errors, which most driving veterans have learned to avoid. Today, we are going to look at some of the mistakes that many new drivers make, and why it is important to learn how to avoid them. Phone Usage while Driving Although most motorists are aware that using the phone while driving is potentially dangerous, many fledgling drivers are usually ignorant about the risks involved. The truth of the matter is that using the phone while [...]

Speaking to Teen Drivers About Safe Driving

2019-11-13T06:37:43+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Auto Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , |

Are you a parent of a teen driver? Teen drivers are often notoriously regarded as the worst drivers on the road. However, just because they have not accumulated the same experience that older drivers have does not mean that they are destined to get into an accident. Many accidents that occur with teen drivers could be avoided with a better understanding of driving safety and having more practice on the road. So while you can always teach your teenage children about driving, you also want to make sure that they are getting enough hours on the road before they officially are allowed to get behind the wheel with no one present. Today we're talking about parents and speaking to your teenage children about their driving-- and how to do it safely! Read on [...]