It's a frightening statistic five peple die on the roads every single day.
That's why pupils in Liverpool have been given a graphic demonstration of what it's like to be involved in car crash.
One of their classmates at Litherland High was cut out of the wreckage.
It comes just days after a 19 year old girl was sentenced after killing her best friend in a crash in Blackpool.
Merseyside fire crews are taking their campaign into schools to highlight the dangers to young drivers of the future.Our Correspondent Elaine Willcox was there.
More top news
Former Superintendant Roger Marshall has told the inquests - The police resources were completely inadequate... We were overwhelmed."
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes criticises the atmosphere at Manchester City's Champions League tie against Roma
A former senior police officer has told the Hillsborough inquests that he linked events on the terraces with his opening of the exit gates