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Young Drivers

During 2017-2021, there were a total of 164 fatalities and 155 fatal young driver crashes

The Nevada Crash Data Dashboard provides information on who is involved in young driving fatalities and fatal crashes, where and when these crashes occurred, and why they happened. Nevada’s strategies to reduce young driving fatalities and serious injuries are listed below.

Zero Fatalities
Task Force Leaders

Vice Chair: Nick Nordyke, Department of Public Safety – Office of Traffic Safety

Facilitator: Tim Burrows, Kimley-Horn

  1. Improve driver licensing for young drivers in Nevada to meet or exceed national Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) best practices.
  2. Improve driver education for young drivers in Nevada.
  3. Support traffic law enforcement of young driver-related laws.
  4. Conduct targeted young driver outreach to young drivers and their parents/guardians.
DocumentsDownload Date
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2018 Young Driver Traffic Safety FactsPDF10/2020
Teen Distracted Driver Data - 2018PDF03/2020
2017 Young Driver Traffic Safety FactsPDF05/2019
Countermeasures that Work: A Highway Safety Countermeasure Guide for
State Highway Safety Offices (Chapter 6: Young Drivers)
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Teenagers Website2020
Teen Driving Safety Research at CIRPWebsite2020
National Safety Council – Teen Drivers and Information for ParentsWebsite2020