Are Teen Drivers More Likely to Be Involved in Car Accidents?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 2,000 people nationwide were killed in car accidents involving a teen driver in 2018. Teens themselves are often the victims in these cases, as the CDC reports that accidents are a leading cause of death among people between the ages of 15 and 19. However, people of all ages can be susceptible to the risky and dangerous behaviors of [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:29+00:00November 25, 2020|Car Accidents|

Why Are Car Accidents So Common for Teenage Drivers?

On March 31, 2019, two 17-year-olds were injured in a car accident on 1-94 outside of Cottage Grove. According to Wisconsin state troopers, a driver lost control of their vehicle, hit the median, and collided with another vehicle. One of the teens suffered fatal injuries in the crash, and the other was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. For parents of teenage drivers, this collision served as a reminder of the risks [...]

2019-04-09T16:02:28+00:00April 9, 2019|Car Accidents|

Teen Driver Accidents Increase during “100 Deadliest Days of Summer”

Driving in the summer should be safer than driving in the winter due to the longer daylight hours, roads free from ice and snow, and increased visibility. However, while accidents in general may decrease, the risk for teen drivers on the road substantially increases during the summer months. In fact, the period of time between Memorial Day and Labor Day has widely been deemed the “100 Deadliest Days” for teen [...]

2015-06-02T07:00:54+00:00June 2, 2015|Car Accidents|
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