Teen drivers are 3 times more likely than more experienced drivers to be in a fatal crash. Drinking any alcohol greatly increases this risk for.
Drivers under the age of 21 represent about 10% of licensed drivers in the U.S. but are responsible for 17% of fatal alcohol-involved crashes.
Car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers ages 15 to About 1/4 of fatal teen car accidents involve underage drinking and driving. ( MADD).