In the state of Washington, the 16-25 age demographic account for one out of four distracted driving fatalities. Teens and young adults have a belief that nothing can happen to them and may think that texting while driving is no big deal. To really make them understand why they need to be responsible motorists, drill in their heads the dangers of distracted driving. These graphic car crash videos are disturbing and may just be what your teenager needs to see.
Purposely Disturbing Car Crash Videos
Video #1: This video shows multiple pics of car crashes along with some stats regarding teenage distracted driving. It also highlights specific incidents, some of which where the teenage driver survived and others where the driver did not.
Video #2: This is an Australian video that tells the heart-wrenching story of two young teenage girls who were killed after a night of joy riding and drinking.
Video #3: This video shows footage of teen drivers right at the moment of a collision while being distracted in one way or another.
What About Minor Fender Benders?
Even if your teenager is a responsible driver, he or she may still get into a minor collision. This really isn’t a big deal as long as no one was seriously hurt. It also serves as a learning experience, especially if your child was at fault. As for any damages, let our auto body repair service take care of it. If the accident resulted only in a paint scratch, our auto painting department can take care of that too. Bodyworks Auto Rebuild is here to help.
Our insurance partners make all restoration work affordable, and if not, just take it out of your child’s allowance. In all seriousness, though, distracted driving is no laughing matter. Those car crash videos may get your teen to realize that sending that text or tweet behind the wheel is not worth becoming a statistic over.
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Edited by Justin Vorhees