TRENDS: One state's look at effectiveness of teen driving laws

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles has issued a report on the effectiveness of that state’s more restrictive teen driving laws, showing a 28 percent decline from 2007 to 2009 in crashes in which a 16- or 17-year-old driver was involved.
While the increased restrictions on teen driving may be reducing accidents, it also could be attributed to a continuing decline in the total number of licensed drivers in that age group in Connecticut.2011 Connecticut Annual Teen Driving Report