Teen Driving by State
Learn about teen driving risks in your state.
Inexperience behind the wheel, greater tendencies for risk-taking and in-car distractions are reasons why teen drivers are involved in more traffic collisions than more experienced drivers. In fact, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that the fatal crash rate per mile driven for 16-19 year-olds is nearly three times the rate for drivers 20 years and over.
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Drive Safe Challenge
Mercury's Drive Safe Challenge is a platform for parents and teens to have serious discussions about driving. It includes tips to help parents communicate with their teens about appropriate driving behavior, crash statistics, driving tips, videos and additional resources to help teens stay safe behind the wheel.Visit the Drive Safe Challenge Website
Check your local laws
Many states have implemented teen specific driving laws. Some Graduated Driver's License (GDL) programs create minimum age and supervised driving requirements for young drivers.View Insurance Requirements By State