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Why Teens Suck at Driving [Infographic]

Wed, Aug. 15, 2012 Posted: 12:29 PM


One of the most exciting times for teenagers is when they get their drivers license, however, this can be the most stressful time for their parents.

Anyone who has been driving for a while knows that teens are usually terrible drivers. They are easily distracted by phones, friends, food, and music, among other things. In fact 1 in 5 accidents are caused by 16-19 year olds.

Texting and driving has been one of the biggest distractions for teenagers. Using a cell phone can double the liklihood of an accident and can slow a young driver's reaction time to that of a 70-year-old.

Check out this infograpic presented by Go Track to learn more about the bad driving habits of teenagers.

Brian Wallace