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Challenge Yourself: Teen Driving Quiz

Safe Behind the Wheel?

For many teens, getting a driver’s license is one of the most important and exciting events in their young lives. But motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. Take this multiple choice quiz to see if you understand the risks facing teen drivers.

1. Teen drivers are _______ times more likely than older drivers to crash.

2. What increases teen drivers’ risk for an accident?

3. What percentage of teens say they never wear a seat belt?

4. ‘GDL’ stands for:

5. Teens who say their parents set rules and monitor their activities in a helpful, supportive way are ____ less likely to drive drunk than other teens.

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  • Feature Article | Teen Driving

    There’s a right way and a wrong way to teach teens to drive. Leading by example, and talking to kids early and often about the risks and responsibilities of driving can help teens avoid accidents and become safe drivers.


  • Ask the Expert | Teen Driving

    What are the top three things teens should do when they get behind the wheel? This, and more with Erin Sauber-Schatz, Ph.D., M.P.H., an investigator with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


  • Life Stories Video | Teen to Teen

    Be Smart. Be Well. got real teens to talk about driving, what they do to be safe drivers and what really happens when they’re behind the wheel.


  • Challenge Yourself | Quick Quiz

    Why do teens crash more than older drivers? When are teen drivers most at risk? Take this quiz to test your teen-driving smarts.