Buckle up, parents of teen drivers and soon-to-be-teen drivers, you’re in for a bumpy ride.
That rite of passage of learning to drive, getting a license and hitting the road is even more complicated than when you were a teen — and for good reason. Motor vehicle accidents are the No. 1 cause of death for 15- to 20-year-olds, and teen drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a crash than drivers 21 and older, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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