Keeping our young Drivers Safe
Created and Maintained by Warner Insurance, LLC
Why are the
Parents always the last to know?
|Time and time again a parent
will stay up late or take a long moment to worry
about their child who has just gained their right of
passage into the driving world. Thoughts of
the unthinkable or unexpected can torment far beyond
a simple distraction. By reporting your
observations of teen driving, you could be that
extra set of eyes and ears that every parent wishes they had.
By submitting your observation by linking to our
observation form you may help prevent a tragedy.
The parents and young drivers who
have joined NMyoungDrivers.com have committed to a
personal contract. Either verbal or from one of the
example contracts in this site, there
have been promises made and ramifications agreed
to. These parents are relying on you and their
community to watch over their young drivers when
they are physically unable to. More importantly
these young drivers are ready, willing and anxious
to except the privilege of driving and the
responsibilities that they have agreed to.
- 14% of all deaths due to
motor vehicle accidents are teen drivers.
- Teen drivers killed in
motor vehicle accidents had a youth passenger in
the automobile 45% of the time.
- Of teen drivers fatally
injured in automobiles, more than 1/3 were speed
- This age group makes up
7% of licensed drivers, but suffers 14% of
fatalities and 20% of all reported accidents.
|Reasons for the
|Many factors contribute to
the cause of teen deaths in motor vehicles. Looking
at the causes, it is not hard to see why teen
accident and death rates are higher than older
drivers. Teen drivers are more likely than older
drivers to be the cause of their accidents.
Immaturity is a contributing factor to the high rate
of auto crashes and deaths among teenagers. For
instance, tailgating and not using seat belts are
misjudgments teens make more than older drivers.
Making matters worse are teen tendencies to drive
Rounding out the problem
teenagers face as new drivers is lack of driving
skill or inexperience behind-the-wheel. Thrown
together, they help explain teenagers' alarming
accident and fatality rates in motor vehicles.
|The parents who have
subscribed to NMyoungDrivers.com realize these facts.
They care and worry about their child and believe
that knowledge of their driving behavior is the best
way to protect their teen while behind the wheel.
They want to know if their teen driver is showing
poor judgment or is driving irresponsibly before
there is a tragedy. Your comments and observations
will help parents watch over their child when they
can't be there.
To report unsafe or reckless driving (or to report
courteous driving) simply click on the observation
form. Please limit your comments to the
facts. Be sure to include the license number, time,
location and date as well as the pertinent
observations. Emotional barrages, angry comments or
rude remarks will not benefit anyone and will not be
forwarded to the parent!
No information about the
identity of the driver, parent or sender will ever