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photo2Wearing “drunk goggles,” a high school student attempts to maneuver
through the driving course. Students still wearing goggles, then took actual field sobriety tests conducted by local law enforcement officers.

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One Text Or Call
Could Wreck It All
One of the most common, tempting, and deadly distractions for teens behind the wheel are cell phones. One in four American teen drivers admit to texting while driving, and 40 percent of 12- to 17-year-olds say they have been in a car where a teen driver used a cell phone in a dangerous way. Although teens and others may not realize it, any cell phone use, whether hand-held or hands-free, while driving is dangerous. In fact, researchers have found that it quadruples crash risk. Just the act of dialing a cell phone increases crash risk by three times.
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Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens.1 In 2010, seven teens ages 16 to 19 died every day from motor vehicle injuries. Per mile driven, teen drivers ages 16 to 19 are three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and older to be in a fatal crash.   Get the Facts

Teen Drinking and Driving, a Dangerous Mix

Wear your seatbelt! 

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NHTSA is focusing its effort in three priority areas to prevent motor-vehicle-related fatalities and injuries for teens: Access to AlcoholGraduated Driver Licensing (GDL)Seat Belt Use 

 Teens are at far greater risk of death in an alcohol-related crash than the
overall population, despite the fact they cannot legally purchase or publicly possess alcohol
in any State.
 NHTSA and the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators developed
an entry level driver licensing program to give young drivers more time to learn the complex
skills to operate a vehicle.Traffic Safety Facts NHTSA
 Teens buckle up the least of any age group, and the consequences are deadly.  (NHTSA)
**Establish seat belt use as a rule for using the car
**Never turn the key until everyone is buckled up
most crashes happen in the neighborhood,people can get really hurt at local driving speeds