(6) Basic Facts About Teen Crashes (4) Cell Phone Use (2) Comprehensive Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) (1) Drowsy Driving/Fatigue (1) Emotions (1) Hazard Detection (3) Impaired Driving (2) Inexperience (6) Miles to Go (1) Nighttime Driving (4) Other Risk Factors (4) Parental Involvement (4) Passengers as Deadly Distractions - Peers and Older Teen Passengers (1) Risk to Child Passengers From Teen Driver (2) Seat Belt Use (2) Speeding (1) Teens With Special Needs (9) Teen Driver Background
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- From 2005 to 2011, deaths in crashes with teens behind the wheel declined 47 percent.
- 263 fewer people died in 2011 as compared to 2010, an 8 percent reduction in teen-driver related crashes.
- 1,208 fewer people died in teen driver crashes in 2011 than in 2008.
- 30 percent less teen passengers died in crashes with teens behind the wheel in 2011 than in 2008.
Source: Fatality Analysis Reporting System, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.