Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Oct 19, 2015 in Auto Accidents
Parents and their teen drivers are strongly encouraged to participate in National Teen Driver Safety Week, a special week designated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to bring awareness to the importance of safe driving habits for teens. The NHTSA has set aside the third week of October for this important cause, making October 18 to 24 this years National Teen Driver Safety Week.
Each year, more than 2,500 teens are killed in car accidents, and approximately 130,000 teens are injured. In Arizona, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teenagers 15 to 17-years-old.
To help decrease the odds a teen driver will be involved in a car accident, parents should consider sharing the Five to Drive rules with their teenager. A nationwide survey suggests both parents and teens agree on what constitutes unsafe driving, and therefore sharing the Five to Drive rules will help parents form a lasting bond with their teen, as well as potentially help save their life.
The Five to Drive rules are:
If your teen has been injured in an auto accident, turn to the experienced car accident lawyers at Phillips Law Group today.
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