The sense of freedom teens get from being behind the wheel is undeniable. But there is no doubt more teens die in car crashes than from any other cause. More than from suicide and homicide combined. It is a national crisis. More than 12 young people (ages 15 - 19) die in teen crashes each day!
As their parents, we want to keep them safe. And we can. If we understand the risks teenagers face - we can help them beat the odds. Mostly by staying involved as they gain experience over that first year after they get their license to drive alone.
The year our teens get their driver's license are among the most exciting - and dangerous years of their life.
Drive it Home is a resource all parents can refer to, and contribute to, to share proven ways to help our teen drivers through this most dangerous year... and beyond.