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Older Teen Drivers Involved In More Fatal Crashes Than Younger Ones;Deaths Spiked 10 %, Report Finds

The recent jump in teen-involved fatal crashes “is troubling,” according to new analysis of federal data that indicates a 10% jump in 2015, the first uptick since 2006. Teen drivers are 1.6 times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than adult drivers, and 18- to 20-year-olds behind the wheel are more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than their 15- to 17-year-old counterparts.
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