Teen Driver Stats

Teen driving statistics are a startling wake-up call for all drivers, passengers and pedestrians. Knowing these facts and taking proactive measures will help to keep everyone safe.

U.S. Driving Statistics for Teens

Texas leads the nation
in teen driving fatalities
with 517.

517

Washington, D.C. has
the fewest teen driving
fatalities in the nation
with two.

2

Limit passengers.
There are an average
of 2.33 occupants in
vehicles involved in
fatal teen crashes.

2.33

Pay attention.
Distracted driving
by teens led to 407
teen deaths.

407

Speed Kills! It’s the
no. 1 cause of teen
deaths.

#1

Put the phone down!
82 fatal teen accidents
were because of phone
interaction.

82

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About the Numbers

These startling statistics are sourced from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and its Fatality Analysis Reporting System. Please note that not every collision lists a fully completed crash report so these statistics may be higher.