Graduated Driver Licensing

One in Three Teens "Just Not Interested" In Driving: AAA
One in Three Teens "Just Not Interested" In Driving: AAA

Less than half of all American teenagers get their first driver's license within a year of becoming eligible to drive, a new study from AAA says. In stark contrast to 20 years ago, when more than two-thirds of teens got their driver’s license before they turned 18, only 44 percent of today's...Read More»

Teen driver deaths increase in 2012 - GHSA
Increase In Teen Driver Deaths In 2012: The Facts Behind The Stats

In a first state-by-state look at teen driver deaths in 2012, the preliminary numbers aren’t good. In fact, teen deaths jumped 19 percent overall for the first six months of 2012. The statistics come from a report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). The report...Read More»

U.S. lawmakers to get tougher on teen drivers
Graduated Licenses Can Save Lives, Says IIHS

While fatal crash rates of teen drivers have plunged in recent years, a new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) shows that states can significantly reduce teen fatalities and collision rates by strengthening existing graduated...Read More»

Texting behind the wheel
Ex-DOT Chiefs Want Federal Teen Driving Legislation

With possible legislative action in Congress this summer on a multi-year surface transportation authorization bill this summer, two former U.S. Department of Transportation officials are urging support for the Safe Teen and Novice Driver Uniform Protection (STANDUP) Act, H.R. 1515 and S. 538...Read More»

Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy Los Angeles
Mercedes Targets L.A. For First U.S. Teen Driving School

In October of this year, teens residing in Los Angeles will have the opportunity to take driver’s training at the Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy – the automaker’s first such school in the United States. The driver’s education program will incorporate online, classroom, and...Read More»

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