Sadly, automobile crashes continue to be the #1 cause of death and injuries for teens in the U.S. Many of these crashes are preventable.
Nearly 80 percent of crashes and 65 percent of near-crashes involved some form of driver inattention within three seconds before the event
Teens must learn to drive while avoiding distractions. The CDC found the UK has fewer distracted teen drivers. They learn to drive and avoid distractions.
You need two hands on the wheel. Eating and drinking are distractions that take your mind off driving and at least one hand off the wheel.
Teens learning how to drive a car have grown up with cell phones. Parents must use their authority to have their teen learn to drive without a cell phone.