Distracted Driving Oklahoma

Distracted Teen Driver Causes Accident Injuring Three

by Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys

A study released earlier this year by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that the chances of a new teen driver being involved in a motor vehicle accident grew exponentially with the amount of passengers inside the vehicle. Data showed the chances of a crash jumped by nearly 50 percent with one passenger in the car, but skyrocketed to a 258 percent increase with two passengers in the vehicle. The number continued to inflate to a 307 percent increase in the likelihood of a crash with three or more passengers. (more…)