(Topeka, KS) - Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death and injury for teens in Kansas, according to the Kansas Department of Transportation. That is what prompted the fund for a Kansas teen driver research and education project. You can view the document by clicking on the link.
The project determines attitudes, knowledge, beliefs, and behaviors of Kansas teens and their parents when learning to drive. About 1,000 Kansas parents and 832 teens were interviewed betweeen November 2007 and January, 2008. The results of the interviews with the teens will be released Tuesday. The results from interviews with parents were released earlier this year.