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Teen driving statistics

Teen Driving Statistics

Jul 17, 2015
"Car crashes kill more teens than guns, drugs, alcohol, and suicide combined" said author and teen driving expert Timothy Smith. A 16-year-old is 20 times more likely to get into a fatal car crash than an adult is. Within the first 12 months of learning how to drive, 60% of new teen...
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Teen Driving

Three Things to Teach Your Teens Before They Start Drivers Training

Sep 11, 2014
By: Kids in the House
Driver’s training is an exciting adventure for any teenager . Most kids look forward to getting their license from the time they are very small. Although it can be a stressful experience for parents, it’s important to be involved and communicate regularly with teens even before they begin driver’s...
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MADD Focuses on Proven Drunk Driving Prevention Efforts

Jun 19, 2013
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced several new recommendations related to drunk driving, one of which is to pursue a national .05 BAC per se limit. MADD has worked for more than 20 years to create a single national BAC limit of .08. I remember standing in the Rose Garden when...
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Ready, Set, Launch!

Jun 12, 2013
I have a child who is going off to college next year. The first of my three to reach this point in life. I am mindful of my role as a support system during this time, but also that I have a responsibility to be doling out opportunities for her to self manage and possibly make a few mistakes. It...
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