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Parental Involvement

previous Stats: Teen Access to a Vehicle
  • Teen drivers with primary access to a vehicle are more likely to use cell phones while driving and to speed than their peers who share a car. These are two known factors that make crashes more likely.
  • Teens with primary access to a vehicle are more than twice as likely to report having been in a crash than those who share a car.
Source:
Winston FK, et al. Eds. Driving Through the Eyes of Teens, A Closer Look. Published by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and State Farm Insurance Companies®. 2009.
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