10 Things Parents May Not Know About Teen Driver Safety
The biggest threat to teens' safety is the vehicle sitting in their parents' driveways. Yet, many parents remain under-educated about the risks new drivers face. In observance of Driver Safety Training Week Jan. 07-13, 2018 the OSHAC compiled a list of statistics and facts many parents do not – but should – know about teen driver safety:
Parents have more influence on their teens' driving habits than they think. OSHAC driving safety training is perfect for parents to educate themselves, teach their teen’s safe driving habits and save lives."
According to the OSHAC Drive Safety Report, individual states vary greatly in their efforts to reduce teen driving fatalities. California is the only state considered to be "On Track" for teen driver safety; however other states, such as New Jersey, are finding success with new tactics to avoid teen crashes.
About the OSHAC
The OSHAC is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. OSHAC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public in areas where we can make the most impact.