THE CAR AND TRUCK FLEET AND LEASING MANAGEMENT MAGAZINE
Search Close Menu

Tag Search Result

Teen Drivers

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day of 2016, more than 1,050 people lost their lives in crashes involving teenage drivers. That translates into 10 fatalities each day — a 14% increase compared to the remainder of the year, according to the AAA Foundation.

Read more

Teen-Involved Crash Deaths Spike 10%

Last year saw a rise in teen-involved road fatalities, and a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association highlights ways to reduce such crash deaths.

New Restrictions for Teen Drivers in Pa. Take Effect Dec. 27

HARRISBURG, PA — Pennsylvania's new law aimed at increasing safety for young drivers takes effect at 12:01 a.m. on Dec. 27. The new law increases behind-the-wheel training requirements, places a limit on the number of passengers a young driver can transport, and makes not wearing a seatbelt a primary offense for young drivers.

ATA Safety Tour Targets Teen Drivers

FT. WORTH, TX - The American Trucking Associations (ATA) this week brought the group's "Share the Road" highway safety program to the Ft. Worth, Texas, area to educate teen drivers on how to safely share the road with tractor-trailers.

CDC: Number of Teen Drivers in Fatal Crashes Drops

ATLANTA - The number of fatal crashes involving 16- and 17-year old drivers dropped by more than a third between 2004 and 2008, according to a newly released report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, crashes still remain the leading cause of death for teens in the United States, even though most are preventable.

Teen Drivers Often Ignore Cell Phone Bans

ARLINGTON, VA — Teenage drivers' cell phone use edged higher in North Carolina after the state enacted a cell phone ban for young drivers, according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.