Audio: Study says fatality crashes climb to 51% when a teenager is driving with teenage passengers

A study by the triple-A Traffic Safety Foundation finds that when a teenage driver crashes with teenage passengers inside, the chance of someone dying dramatically increases. Tiffany Wright with the auto club says the information is shocking.

 

 

The study says when a teenage driver crashes a vehicle with teenage passengers inside, the chance of someone getting killed climbs to 51-percent. Tiffany Wright with the auto club says traffic collisions are the number-one cause of death for teenagers.

 

 

The same study finds when a teenage driver has an adult in the car, fatality rates drop.