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Teen crash facts and graduated licensing

Teen crash facts and graduated licensing

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Published by Washington Traffic Safety Commission in Olympia, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teenage automobile drivers -- Washington (State),
  • Drivers" licenses -- Washington (State),
  • Traffic fatalities -- Washington (State) -- Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFact sheet, teen crash facts and graduated licensing
    StatementWashington Traffic Safety Commission.
    ContributionsWashington Traffic Safety Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1] leaf :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14566083M
    OCLC/WorldCa56796163

    What Can You Do: Tell your teen that underage drinking, as well as illicit drug use and over-the-counter and prescription drug misuse, is illegal and holds serious consequences. Remind your teen to never ride with someone who has been drinking or using drugs. There is also evidence from naturalistic driving studies that teens' speeding behavior increases over time, possibly as they gain confidence Klauer et al. Remember that your child looks to you as a driver, so practice safe driving yourself. Using data from tothe researchers compared the rate of fatal crashes among two groups of drivers: and year-olds and to year-olds. The Driver Education Curriculum Guide was developed to provide driver education instructors and providers with a detailed framework of the concepts, objectives and standards students will need to master to successfully meet the goals of Segments 1 and 2.

    In addition to the ratings supplied by car manufacturers, consider looking at results from a safety-research group. The first phase learner allows teens the opportunity to gain experience while being closely supervised by an adult. To address these problems, all States and the District of Columbia have enacted Graduated Driver Licensing GDL laws to give teen drivers more time—under less risky circumstances—to learn the complex skills required to operate a vehicle. Parents can also set a good example by practicing safe driving themselves.

    The study analyzed crash data and the number of miles driven by and year olds. The logic of addressing all young people is that they are all beginners when they start driving. Ask your teen often about wearing a seat belt, and give simple reminders from time to time. A young driver, after passing a qualifying test, is granted a learner's permit. In particular, they concluded that these laws were more effective at reducing alcohol-related fatalities than those in which speed was a factor.


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Teen crash facts and graduated licensing book

Make sure he or she understands that you will always pick them up regardless of time or location. Do your part to prevent your teen from having access to alcohol.

Graduated drivers licensing programs reduce fatal teen crashes

The NIH-supported research effort shows that such programs reduced the rate of fatal crashes among year-olds by 8 to 14 percent.

Set the Standard: Talking is important, but action is even better. No unsupervised driving between pm and am. Remember that driver's education should be used as just part of a GDL system.

Teens can often relate better to other teenagers. No more than one teen passenger for at least the second 6 months of driving. Masten said. They speed, they make mistakes, and they get distracted easily — especially if their friends are in the car.

A first step to prepare parents to fill their role is to guide them to be the kind of authoritative parents who can effectively monitor their children. The risk increases 44 percent with one passenger; it doubles with two passengers, and quadruples with three or more passengers.

In addition, the researchers evaluated crashes in which speed or alcohol was a contributing factor. Drowsy driving includes more than just falling asleep. Graduated drivers license GDL programs are helping to reduce teen driving deaths.

The human brain doesn't fully develop until an individual is in his or her 20s. The laws did not appear to reduce fatalities among Hispanic teen drivers, although they did have an effect among white, African-American and Asian teenagers.

What Can You Do? Never provide alcohol to teens. Drunk- and drugged-driving convictions can even compromise academic eligibility, college acceptance, scholarship awards, and more.

In New Jersey, a study of deadly crashes did not look specifically at year-olds; they were mixed into a larger group of to year-olds. Or, you may want to consider that larger cars can cost more to fuel up since they typically have a lower fuel economy when compared to smaller cars, says Consumer Reports.

Crashes are the leading cause of death for teens across the United States. This is because many luxury cars have higher-end gadgets and use specialized parts, making maintenance more expensive than an average car. Since teenage crash deaths have decreased more among males 72 percent than among females 57 percent.

Facts about teen drivers: Teens face the greatest risk of crashing during their first year of driving. Your teen's learning starts at home. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.

Graduated Driver Licensing

According to the report, fewer than half 44 percent of teens get their license within 12 months of the minimum age for licensing in their state. What's Next. Continue with supervision and exposing your teen to new and varied driving conditions of increasing complexity even after licensure.

Start by modeling good habits any time you drive them anywhere, even before they begin to drive. Kids learn from watching their parents.Oct 12,  · In place in all 50 states, Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) is a three-stage licensing system that has reduced teen crash risk by as much as 30.

Jul 03,  · Graduated driver licensing programs reduce, by an average of 11 percent, the incidence of fatal crashes of year-old drivers, according to a study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Graduated driver licensing (GDL) laws have been proven to prevent teen driver crashes. Research shows that most teen crashes involve “rookie” mistakes.

Graduated driver licensing involves a 3-phase strategy to introduce driving privileges to new drivers while they gain experience. The first phase (learner) allows teens the opportunity to. Apr 10,  · crashes involving teen drivers ages 15 to 17 cost American society more than $34 billion annually in medical expenses, lost work, property damage, quality Author: Jeremy Korzeniewski.

For parents of teen drivers. Having a teen who's learning to drive can be an exciting and stressful time. It's that balance of giving them some independence, keeping them safe, and having the confidence to lend them your car in the process.

Here's some helpful info to support you and your teen through the steps of graduated licensing. Jan 04,  · Graduated Driver Licensing System Planning Guide.

Related Pages. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teenagers. National and state-wide evaluations indicate that Graduated Driving Licensing (GDL) systems reduce fatal crashes among newly licensed teen drivers.

More comprehensive GDLs are associated with the greatest benefits.