Many factors can contribute to teen car accidents, including cell phone use and text messaging behind the wheel, drinking and driving, or other distractions in the car like friends or music. Mix those distractions with ADD, or Attention Deficit Disorder, which the CDC reports over 2 million teens nationwide suffer from, and it turns into a recipe for disaster.
Our Toledo, Ohio fatal car accident lawyers see the devastation that deadly car accidents can have. While fatal car accidents can happen to anyone, car accidents are the leading cause of death among teenagers, according to the US Centers for Disease Control.
According to a recent study by Allstate Insurance Company, Tampa, Florida is considered the top city for fatal teen car accidents between Thanksgiving and New Years Day out of the 50 largest metro areas in the country. Here are the other top nine cities in the US where fatal teen car accidents are the most prevalent:
Kansas City, MO
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV
Oklahoma City, OK