Tag: learning to drive

Close up of traffic jam

Vulnerable Road Users

The Effect of Extending Graduated Driver Licensing to Older Novice Drivers in Indiana

In 2015, Indiana extended its Graduated Driver Licensing system, previously only applicable to new drivers younger than 18, to all new drivers under age 21. This study examines the crash rates of new Indiana drivers first licensed at ages 18-20 before and after that change.

October 2019 Technical Report | Report Summary

Vulnerable Road Users

Prevalence and Timing of Driver Licensing Among Young Adults, United States, 2019

A survey of young adults ages 18-24 finds that 41% licensed at or before age 16, and 60% before age 18. Factors associated with licensing at younger versus older ages are discussed.

October 2019 Research Brief

Instructor teaching driver lessons

Vulnerable Road Users

Orientation Sessions for Parents of Young Novice Drivers: An Assessment of U.S. Programs and Recommendations

Based on a review of existing programs and the available scientific literature, this project provides recommendations to enhance parent orientation sessions that are part of the teen driver training and licensing process.

May 2018 Technical Report | Report Summary