I-45, I-10 top list of most TX teen car crashes

May 27, 2011 8:17:08 AM PDT
Two sections of interstate in Harris County topped the list of most car crashes by teen drivers over the last five years.

I-45 in Harris County had more car crashes involving teen drivers than any other roadway in Texas over the period between 2006 and 2010, according to data provided to Allstate from the Texas Department of Transportation. I-10, also in Harris County, had the second highest number of teen crashes in the state.

Highway 59 in Harris County, FM 1960 in Harris County, I-45 in Montgomery County and I-610 in Harris County also made the list of the top 15 highways and roadways in Texas for most crashes involving teen drivers.

Here is the full list of motor vehicle crashes involving drivers age 15-19 from 2006-2010:

    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, according to a release from Allstate.

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