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Pennsylvania Teen Driver Statistics

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Note: PennDOT uses 1999 as a baseline for comparison because this was the year the Graduated Driver Licensing Program went into effect in Pennsylvania, which provided for stricter requirements in the licensing of 16 and 17-year-old, first-time drivers.

Licensed Drivers, ages 16 and 17 from 1999 to 2015

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

153,984

122,482

95,673

97,077

95,730

115,198

115,162

113,557

91,804

87,004

84,245

99,001

99,234

79,383

74,324

 76,780

2015
















78,149

















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