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This site is for parents, teens and businesses in Indiana. The site has information that can help parents prepare teen drivers for the road ahead. The goal is to reduce teen deaths on local roads!



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Top causes of crashes on Indiana roadways:

  • Following too closely

  • Failure to yield 

  • Unsafe lane movement

  • Driving too fast for weather conditions

  • Running off the roadway

  • Over-steering or over-correcting

  • Driving at an unsafe speed

  • Falling asleep at the wheel

  • Drivers being distracted

In the United States:

  • over 188 million motor vehicles and more than 170 million licensed drivers travel over two trillion miles a year on U.S. streets and highways

  • there is a death related to a traffic crash every 12 minutes - nearly 44,000 deaths a year

  • for most citizens, the greatest threat to safety is from traveling in a motor vehicle


  • Spring weather brings motorcyclist out of hibernation. So as the weather gets warmer, be aware of the traffic around you - especially motorcycles.

Sources: Indiana State Police, Federal Highway Administration



Know road construction and conditions BEFORE you depart by visiting http://www.trafficwise.in.gov/ for up-to-the-minute traffic information, detours and road construction BEFORE you leave.

You may also want to check http//www.weather.com website to find the weather conditions of the interstates and roads you will be traveling.



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