Car accidents are the leading cause of death for teens aged 15 to 20. What a teen driver rides with other passengers, their risk of being involved in a fatal traffic wreck doubles. While obtaining a driver’s license and riding with friends is a rite of passage in the U.S., it is also a very risky proposition. The infographic below covers a number of young driver statistics.
If you’ve been hurt in a car accident with a young driver, or other negligent operator of a motor vehicle, you may be eligible to seek compensation for your injuries, medical bills, lost wages, and more. call attorney Jeff Mehalic today at 304-346-3462 to arrange a free consultation. Mehalic Law serves clients in Morgantown, Wheeling, and nearby areas in West Virginia.