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05.02 Assignment

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Carlos Colon

on 9 April 2016

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Transcript of 05.02 Assignment

Why is this topic a problem, especially for teen drivers?
Motor vehicle crashes remain the number 1 cause of death for adolescents.
Distraction was a key factor in 58 percent of crashes involving drivers ages 16 to 19.
Basic Facts About Collisions
Nearly 1.3 million people die in road crashes each year, on average 3,287 deaths a day.
Each year nearly 400,000 people under 25 die on the world's roads, on average over 1,000 a day.
Over 90% of all road fatalities occur in low and middle-income countries, which have less than half of the world's vehicles.
More than half of all road traffic deaths occur among young adults ages 15-44.
Basic Facts About Teen Crashes
The overwhelming majority (75 percent) of serious teen driver crashes are due to "critical errors," with the three common errors accounting for nearly half of these crashes.
Going too fast for road conditions
Being distracted by something inside or outside of the vehicle.
Motor vehicle-related deaths decreased 51 percent for 15- to 19-year-olds from 1999 to 2012.

Basic Facts About Collisions
People ages 16-20 had the highest fatality and injury rates in car accidents per 100,000 people.
39 percent of fatal crashes involved alcohol. Between midnight and 3 in the morning the percentage rose to 76%.
In 2004 2.8 million people were injured in car accidents and 42,636 were killed
Around 2 Million people suffer from permanent injuries every year.
What groups are currently working to solve this problem?
What is something else that can be done to help solve or alleviate this problem?
Many things could of been done to help solve this problem. Such as, properly learning your Drivers Education to help prevent car crashes to your best abilitys. Just simple task to pay attention, knowing the proper rules, and even just keeping an absolute eye on the road. But in the end, no matter how much you learn, there will still be accidents. But at the same time learning your proper education is one of the main keys to solve these problems, especially to become a safe driver.
Using your idea about how to solve this problem, list two actions you can take that will make more people aware of this issue.
One thing I can do is: Inform my friends of the importance facts to driving. Being able to explain the situation throughly and maturely can help out anyone in progressing on becoming a better driver.

Another thing I can do is: Create a page on the importance of Drivers Education. Explaining all the reasons and possible side effects, and injury if you don't full-fill your education on properly learning how to drive on the road.

Conclusion:
05.02 Assignment: Teen Crashes and Collisions
For Drivers Ed: By Carlos Colon
All in all
, with all the research I have done, It is highly interesting to learn all of the mistakes people have in teen crashes and collisions. I spent a big deal of time reserching everything and I am happy to conclude it is all accurate. Learning more and more is a step forward into becoming a great driver. May you enjoy my fancy slide and of course, Have a very nice day!!
Two reasons why this topic is a problem for teens:
GHSA:
GHSA represents the state and territorial highway safety offices that implement programs to address behavioral highway safety issues, including: occupant protection, impaired driving, and speeding. GHSA provides leadership and advocacy for the states and territories to improve traffic safety, influence national policy, enhance program management and promote best practices.
STREET SAFE:
The StreetSafe Lifesaving Driving Experience is a not-for-profit program. Our mission is to teach young, inexperienced drivers - our most at-risk youth - to become safer and more responsible on the road by offering hands-on driving exercises, discussion sessions, and promoting parental involvement, with the goal of reducing the incident of accidents, injuries and death in young drivers due to motor vehicle crashes.
Founded on http://ghsa.org/html/issues/teens/index.html and http://streetsafeus.com/about.asp
Founded on http://www.teendriversource.org/stats/support_teens/detail/57
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