Car crashes are the leading cause of death for sixteen to twenty-one year olds.
Annual vehicular death rates caused by teen drivers hover around 6,000.
A recent report released in July ranks Alabama ninth in the nation for the number of fatal accidents involving young drivers.
On Tuesday, the City of Troy announced a new program to reduce the number of crashes involving teens.
The Collision Avoidance Training Program is a two day defensive driving and vehicle control program designed for teens.