Teen Driving

Teen Drivers - NHTSA's Module on Teen Driving

Young Drivers.” Traffic Safety Facts: 2009 Data. U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: 2010.

Graduated Driver Licensing System.” Traffic Safety Facts: Laws. U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: January, 2008.

Graduated Driver Licensing.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC.

Beginning Teenage Drivers.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC.

Teen Driving - Teen Driving Module at Parents Cental

Graduated Driver Licensing Laws: A Primer for Parents, Safercar.gov. An overview of each state's graduate driver licensing laws.

Baker, Susan, Li-Hui Chen and Guohua Li. “National Evaluation of Graduated Driver Licensing Programs.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: June, 2006.

Pezoldt, V. J., K. N. Womack and D. E. Morris. “Parent-Taught Driver Education in Texas: A Comparative Evaluation.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: April, 2007. An evaluation of the Parent-Taught Driver Education (PTDE) program in Texas was conducted using three different research techniques: (1) focus groups with driver education instructors, teen drivers, and their parents; (2) a statewide mail survey of young drivers; and (3) an analysis of Texas driver records.

Teen Unsafe Driving Behaviors: Final Group Final Report.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: April, 2007.

Graduated Driver Licensing Reduces Fatal Crashes by 11 Percent.” Johns Hopkins Bloomberg, School of Public Health. Baltimore, MD: July, 2006.

Safety Belts and Older Teens: 2005 Report.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: 2005.

Increasing Teen Safety Belt Use: A Program and Literature Review.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: September, 2005. A comprehensive review of the scientific literature, State and Federal Government reports, and other sources of information was conducted to determine the magnitude of the problem of teen safety belt use and to identify and summarize programs, interventions, and strategies that can potentially increase safety belt use by teens

Determine Why There Are Fewer Alcohol-Impaired Drivers.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: September, 2001. This report reviews the data on youth drinking and driving, analyzes differences across the states, and examines evidence on the effectiveness of various laws and programs that may have affected youth drinking and driving.

Teen Driver Crashes: A Report to Congress.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: July, 2008.

2007 Motor Vehicle Occupant Safety Survey: Driver Education and Graduated Driver Licensing.” Traffic Safety Facts: Research Notes. U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: December, 2008.

Evaluation of Oregon’s Graduated Driver Licensing Program: Final Report.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: September, 2007.

Kellerman, A. L. et al. “Graduated Driver Licensing in Georgia: The Impact of the Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act (TADRA).” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: February, 2007. This report evaluates the effectiveness of The Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act (TADRA) passed by the Georgia legislature in 1997, in reducing fatal crashes among 16-year-old drivers.

Evaluation and Compliance of Passenger Restrictions in Graduated Driver Licensing Program.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: September, 2007.

Novice Teen Driver: Education and Training Administrative Standards.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC. These administrative standards complete a set of three guidance documents that will assist States in planning and implementing effective driver education systems.

Nichols, J. et al. “Evaluation of Teen Seat Belt Demonstration Projects in Colorado and Nevada.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: September, 2011.

Goodwin, A. H. et al. “The Effect of Passengers on Teen Driver Behavior.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: April, 2012.

The Role of Supervised Driving Requirements in a Graduated Driver Licensing Program.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: March, 2012. The overall aim of this project was to determine whether the number of supervised driving hours required by a State influences 16- and 17-year-old drivers’ involvement in fatal and nonfatal crashes. An additional goal was to assess teen driver’s parents and licensing bureau employees’ knowledge, awareness, and compliance with the requirements.

Oleen, Brooke and Anne Teigen. “Teen Driving: Graduated Driver’s Licenses and More.” Transportation Review. National Conference of State Legislatures. Washington, DC: September, 2011.

Savage, Melissa. “Teen Driver Tune-Up: A Move is Underway to Impose National Standards on Teen Drivers.” National Conference of State Legislatures. Washington, DC: September, 2009.