Media Contact:Camillia M. Travia
Public Relations Specialist
July 20, 2017
June 23, 2017
Technology Addiction More Likely a Factor for Teen Drivers Texting and Talking with Friends Than with Parents
Mobile phone use while driving quadruples the risk for a motor vehicle crash and is a practice that is particularly scary for novice teen drivers, given they are already at increased risk for motor vehicle crashes compared to other age groups.
June 12, 2017
Adolescent drivers with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a 36 percent higher crash risk than other newly licensed teens. Although elevated, this risk is far lower than previous reports of being four times higher.