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Teen Driving Stats

Teen Driving

Did you know:

** The fatal crash rate per mile driven by teen drivers ages 16-19 is 3x HIGHER than the rate for older drivers

** Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of teen deaths in the U.S.

** On average, 6 teens die every day in the U.S. from motor vehicle injuries.

** 6 out of 10 teen crashes are caused by distraction.

** 88% of teens who self-identify as "safe drivers" admit to multi-tasking while driving.

** Teens are more likely than older drivers to speed and follow other vehicles at an unsafe distance.

** Compared to other age groups, teens have the lowest rate of seatbelt use.

** The fatal crash risk increases for each teenage passenger in a teen driver's car.

Parents are key to safer teen driving. Have you established safe driving rules with your teen? Talk to your independent agent today for more information about Teen Safety Rewards and how to help your teen be a safer driver. ** Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ** Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, ** Data from Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD (Students Against Destructive Driving survey) 

People often think we live out in the country and Logan, Utah doesn't have a large population. That "large" population matters but it doesn't have to "large" to matter that much. We see all too many times that single car accidents can and do happen all of the time. It doesn't matter if there are icy roads, we roads, dry roads or even another car on the road with us at the same time. Distracted driving has become the "norm" unfortunately, and we all need to be better at not getting distracted, especially with our phones!

We have had single car accidents here in Cache Valley that have resulted in too many deaths in Benson, Smithfield, Richmond, Logan, Nibley, Providence, Hyrum, Wellsville and Mendon, Utah just to name a few. It's not just a life that is lost due to distracted driving, it's families, moms, dads, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins, co-workers, church members, neighbors, friends...the list goes on and on. Every life counts, let's make a deal to end distracted driving!

Let's ALL be better at being focused when driving so we can ALL go home to our loved ones.

If you have insurance questions, need a review of your current insurance policies or would like a free insurance quote, please contact us at 435-754-7701! We are your hometown raised, hometown trusted, hometown insurance agency. We are Hometown Insurance Agency of Utah.

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Logan, UT 84321


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