TEEN DRIVING ACCIDENT LAWYERS IN HUNTSVILLE AL
Ferguson & Ferguson
Attorneys at Law
fatal car accidents are one of the top causes of death among teens in the State of Alabama. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an average of six teenagers die from car accident injuries every single day. When a teen causes a serious vehicle crash, the outcome can be devastating for the families of everyone involved, particularly if injuries in teen car accidents are fatal. If you or someone you know has been injured in a teen driving accident, call Ferguson & Ferguson today. We offer the only lowest fee guarantee in Alabama. We also offer a no obligation, free consultation on all car accident cases. Call today at 256-534-3435.
Teen Driving Statistics
According to data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention:
–Motor vehicle crashes were the leading cause of death for U.S. teens in 2017.
–In 2015, 2,333 teens in the United States ages 16-19 were killed in motor vehicle crashes.
–In 2014, 221,313 teens were treated in emergency rooms for injuries suffered as the result of motor vehicle crashes.
– The risk of motor vehicle crashes for this age group is higher than for any other age group.
– Per mile driven, this age group is nearly three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and older to be in a fatal crash.
– When teen drivers have teenage passengers with them the risk of a motor vehicle crash increases compared to that of supervised teen drivers
Causes of Teen Accidents
The main causes of teen accidents includes the following:
1. Driver inexperience
2. Distracted driving
3. Not wearing seat belts
4. Drinking and driving
5. Reckless driving
8. Illegal turns
11. Driving with teen passengers
Why Hire Ferguson & Ferguson
If you or someone you love was injured in a car accident caused by a reckless teenager, call our law firm at 256-534-3435 for a free phone or office consultation. Our phones are answered 24/7. Theres never a fee unless we get money for you, so call today!