Distractions play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety researchers.
The Connecticut DMV is urging parents to emphasize the need to lay down strict driving rules for teens, stressing that using the phone while driving is a prohibitive as is drinking or speeding when behind the wheel.
Adding a teenage driver to a married couple’s car insurance policy leads to a 79% higher average annual premium
The stretch between Memorial Day and Labor Day is known as the 100 deadliest days for teens, when they are out of school and on the roads.
In 2012, the state set a near record low with 20 drivers between the ages of 16 and 20 killed on state roadways. The data, prepared at the request of the New Jersey Teen Safe Driving Coalition, indicates that the numbers are on track to be even lower this year.
There is good news about New Jersey’s latest efforts to keep its young drivers safe on the roads.
The controversial law known as “Kyleigh’s Law” was upheld Monday by the New Jersey Supreme Court.
From 2002 to 2007, there were about eight teen drivers were killed each year in crashes. In 2011, there was just one.
The number of fatal motor vehicle accidents involving teenagers is down over 40 percent since New Jersey’s Graduated Driver’s License began ten years ago.
Car crashes are the number one killer of American teenagers.
The New Jersey Senate on Monday will consider a bill that would re-examine a law that requires young motorists to display decals on their license plates.
A new law enacted in New York means first-time drivers will face new restrictions when applying for driver’s license.
MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS 2) — Teenagers rallied in New Jersey on Thursday against a new law they say puts their lives in danger, CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu reports. “No target, no stickers!” came the chants. High […]