Before you hand over the car keys to your teenager, know the facts. Auto accidents are the leading cause of death for teens ages 15 to When teen drivers.
The risk of motor vehicle crashes is higher among teens aged than among any other age group. In fact, per mile driven, teen drivers in this age group are.
Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens.1 Six teens aged 16 to 19 die every day from motor vehicle crash injuries.1 Per mile driven.