Teen driving deaths see slight rise in Iowa

Across the country, teen deaths associated with driving have decreased. Unfortunately, in the state of Iowa, the number of teens who die due to car accidents has grown slightly.

In 2010, Iowa received a 49th place ranking out of all the states in regards to the safeness of teen driving. This ranking was given by the US News & World Report. A separate study, conducted by Allstate, found that 32 teenager deaths in Iowa could have been prevented if there were harsher laws associated with teen driving in the state.

Teenagers who operate a motor vehicle with a passenger inside are 50 percent more likely to be involved in a fatal collision. Numerous individuals in Iowa are pushing for stronger laws regarding the age teenagers receive a driver’s license in the state. They believe inexperience causes several of these life-changing accidents.

If you have been involved in a car accident in Iowa, please contact the Iowa car accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. by calling 877-327-2600 today.


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