We don't want to scare you, but you should know that the leading cause of death for people ages 16-24 in the United States is motor vehicle crashes. In Alabama, crashes are responsible for almost half of preventable deaths for residents 18 years old or younger.
Speeding, driver inexperience, aggressive and reckless driving, alcohol, and distractions such as cell phones are among the leading causes of young drivers wrecking their cars. And don’t even get us started on the number of teens who don’t wear their seat belts…
Want to learn more? Visit Teen Driving.
Page last updated: July 27, 2018