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How Passengers Affect Drivers Right Before a Crash
Peer passengers have long been known to increase the fatal crash risk for teen drivers. That is why CHOP researchers analyzed data from the National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Study (2005-2007) to explore how driving with friends increases crash risk for teen drivers. When using this graph in your presentations or for other educational or outreach purposes, please cite the following reference: Curry AE, Mirman JH, Kallan MJ, Winston FK, Durbin DR.Peer Passengers: How Do They Affect Teen Crashes? American Journal of Adolescent Health.2012;50(6); 588-594.