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Tuesday, 07 June 2011 15:55

Interstate 45 Tops List for Most Texas Teen Car Crashes

New data shows the number of crashes involving teen drivers is higher on certain roads and highways in Texas, according to Allstate.

Interstate 45 in Harris County had more car crashes involving teen drivers than any other roadway in Texas between 2006 and 2010, according to the data provided to Allstate by the Texas Department of Transportation.

Interstate 10, also in Harris County, had the second highest, and Interstate 10 in Bexar County had the third most.
Motor Vehicle Crashes by Roadway and County Involving Drivers Age 15-19 from 2006-2010 in Texas:

Roadway/County                                Total Crashes

I-45, Harris County                                   3,091

I-10, Harris County                                   1,910

I-10, Bexar County                                     1,727

I-35, Bexar County                                     1,668

SL1604, Bexar County                               1,648

I-410, Bexar County                                   1,600

I-35, Travis County                                    1,579

I-635, Dallas County                                  1,489

US 59, Harris County                                1,440

FM 1960, Harris County                           1,365

I-45, Montgomery County                        1,276

I-10, El Paso County                                  1,231

US 281, Bexar County                               1,201

I-35 E, Dallas County                                1,162

I-610, Harris County                                 1,112

The time between Memorial Day and Labor Day is known as the “100 Deadliest Days.” More teens die in car crashes during this period than during any other.

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