May 1, 2019 - May 31, 2019
National Youth Traffic Safety Month
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
The leading cause of death for teens in the United States is traffic crashes. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, mile for mile, teenagers are involved in three times as many fatal crashes as all other drivers. Summer months are especially dangerous for teens on the road. Fortunately, most teen motor vehicle crashes are preventable, and proven strategies can improve the safety of young drivers on the road.