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|

Summer is Here: Is Your Teenage Driver Safe on the Road?

Driving for teenagers is a rite of passage. It is an exciting chapter in their lives where independence, responsibility, and social status change. For parents, however, the teenage years can be nerve wracking — and for good reason. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), teenage deaths are caused by car crashes more than any other cause, including suicide and homicide combined. In 2012 alone, 2, 823 teenagers aged 13–19 [...]

2014-07-31T07:00:21+00:00July 31, 2014|Car Accidents|
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