Drunk drivers account for 12 percent of the total driver fatalities in the 16-20 age group, a decrease from 16 percent in 2015. National. 10 percent of all teen driving fatalities in 2016 involved distracted driving. In crashes involving a distracted teen driver, 51 percent of fatalities were teens themselves.
The risk of motor vehicle crashes is higher among 16-19-year-olds than among any other age group. In fact, per mile driven, teen drivers ages 16 to 19 are nearly three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and older to be in a fatal crash. 3. Among teen drivers, those at .
reduction of total teen drivers in crashes. For male, female, and all teen drivers in crashes the six-year trends show gradual downward slopes after 2004. Of all 232,324 teen drivers in crashes approximately 55% were male, approximately 45% were female, and less than 1% were of unknown sex.