Did you know…?
According to the CDC –
Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for youth and young adults, accounting for about 29 percent of all deaths between 15-24 years of age, based on 1991 multiple cause of death data.
Youths between 16 and 20 years of age are killed in traffic crashes at about twice the rate of the general population.
Over 500,000 youth, 16 to 20 years, were injured in traffic crashes in 1994. Over 5,000 were killed.
To find out how to keep your child safe while driving visit these sites for helpful advice –
posted by – Susan, Health Reference Services