40% of Deaths in Teen Driver Crashes are People Outside the teen's vehicle

Over the past five years, more than 5,000 people have been killed in crashes involving teen drivers during the "100 Deadliest Days" the period starting at Memorial Day when teen crash deaths historically climb. As the summer driving season begins, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is releasing a follow-up study confirming that nearly 60 percent of teen crashes involve distractions behind the wheel. Find out the causes and what you can do about it...

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Visit the AAA Guide to Teen Driver Safety to find helpful tools for you and your young driver so you can help prepare them for the road ahead. You'll find engaging videos, infographics, and more.

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Deadliest Teen Driver Mistakes

Learn the single most dangerous activity that increases teen driver's crash risk by about 50%. Discussing these risks may help your young driver stay safe during the "100 Deadliest Days."

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AAA offers a variety of driver training solutions that promote safe and responsible driving. We've carefully developed training courses to engage and educate new drivers. View the programs offered in your area.

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