Wednesday, June 18, 2014

10 Best and Worst States for Teen Drivers

Passing a driver's test has moved from exciting stage of growth to death sentence for thousands of teens each year. Motor vehicle crashes still account as the leading cause of death for teenagers between the ages of 16 and 19, and that age group is three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and older to be in a fatal crash.

Those aged 15 to 24 represent only 14% of the population, but they account for 30% of total costs of motor vehicle injuries, according data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Using data sourced from the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Federal Highway Administration, and other soruces, WalletHub weighed 16 key metrics to identify the best and worst states for teen drivers.



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