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October 22, 2018
Teens Driving with Teens Increases Risk for Everyone on the Road

Teen drivers increase the risk of a deadly crash for everyone on the roadway, especially if they bring teen passengers along for the ride. New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that in 2016, when a teen driver had only teen passengers in their vehicle, the fatality rate for all people involved in a crash increased 51 percent. In contrast, when older passengers (35 or older) rode with a teen driver, overall fatality rates in crashes decreased eight percent. Read more...


October 22, 2018
Teens Driving with Teens Increases Risk for Everyone on the Road

Teen drivers increase the risk of a deadly crash for everyone on the roadway, especially if they bring teen passengers along for the ride. New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that in 2016, when a teen driver had only teen passengers in their vehicle, the fatality rate for all people involved in a crash increased 51 percent. In contrast, when older passengers (35 or older) rode with a teen driver, overall fatality rates in crashes decreased eight percent. Read more...


June 01, 2018
Teen-Driver Involved Crashes Kill 10 People a Day During 100 Deadliest Days

As school dismiss for the summer, AAA is stressing the importance of preparing and educating inexperienced teen drivers for some of the most dangerous driving days of the year. More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver in 2016 during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. That is an average of 10 people per day – a 14 percent increase compared to the rest of the year, according to data analyzed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
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August 14, 2008
AAA North Dakota Advises Parents on Choosing Right Vehicle for Teen Drivers

The Summer months are the prime time for parents to purchase vehicles for their teens. AAA encourages parents to factor safety, affordability and reliability into picking the best vehicle for their teen.

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