Unlikely Allies in Fight for Stronger Teen Driving Laws: Teens Themselves
03/10/2011Teen Safe Driving Unlikely Allies in Fight for Stronger Teen Driving Laws: Teens Themselves
A new survey by The Allstate Foundation found that teens believe there should be stronger laws related to earning driver licenses, indicating young people support policies likely to lead to reductions in teen crash rates and make the roads safer for all American families.
In November, 2010, The Allstate Foundation commissioned a survey of 15- to 18-year olds to determine teen licensing rates on a national basis, interest in early licensure and potential reasons for licensing delay. In addition, the survey set out to learn teenagers' opinions about licensing policies, especially key provisions in graduated driver licensing (GDL). The survey was conducted through online interviews among 1,383 teens nationally by Knowledge Networks, under the direction of Dr. Allan Williams, former Chief Scientist at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.Read more: http://www.allstatefoundation.org/teen-licensing-survey