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Despite awareness of risks, 91% of teens text while driving

Despite awareness of risks, 91% of teens text while driving

| September 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three of young drivers’ riskiest driving behaviors have come under scrutiny in two recent studies, chronicled in “Prevalence of texting while driving and other risky driving behaviors among young people in Ontario, Canada,” by researchers Sean Tucker, Simon Pek, Jayne Morrish and Megan Ruf. The two studies reported on how prevalent texting while driving is — […]

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How to make teenage drivers safer

How to make teenage drivers safer

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Teens are disproportionately at risk just getting behind the wheel: In the U.S., teenagers age 16 to 19 have three times the rate of fatal crashes as adult drivers. But what if there was a simple way to increase teens’ safety? There is: Recent research has shown that these kids are largely driving cars without adequate crash […]

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