Prevalence of teen driver errors leading to serious motor vehicle crashes.

@article{Curry2011PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of teen driver errors leading to serious motor vehicle crashes.},
  author={Allison Elizabeth Curry and Jessica S Hafetz and Michael J. Kallan and Flaura K. Winston and Dennis R. Durbin},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2011},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={1285-90}
}
OBJECTIVES Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of adolescent deaths. Programs and policies should target the most common and modifiable reasons for crashes. We estimated the frequency of critical reasons for crashes involving teen drivers, and examined in more depth specific teen driver errors. METHODS The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Survey collected data at the scene of a nationally representative sample of 5470… CONTINUE READING
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