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Trouble With Teen Drivers

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Motor vehicle crashes involving teens 15 to 19-years old made up 15% of all traffic crashes in Ohio from 2014 to 2016 according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Motor vehicle crashes involving teens 15 to 19-years old made up 15% of all traffic crashes in Ohio from 2014 to 2016 according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Making up 35% of all teen accidents in the state, the leading cause is attributed to following too close behind another vehicle. Making up 35% of all teen accidents in the state, the leading cause is attributed to following too close behind another vehicle.
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It’s the leading cause of death in teens over any other types of injury, disease, or violence.

Motor vehicle crashes involving teens 15 to 19-years old made up 15% of all traffic crashes in Ohio from 2014 to 2016 according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Making up 35% of all teen accidents in the state, the leading cause is attributed to following too close behind another vehicle. Combining the minimal car-to-car distance with a distraction such as a cell phone, radio, or even friends in the car have trended towards a disastrous outcome for the young drivers.

With National Teen Driving Safety Week coming up on the 21st, there’s no better time for parents to discuss the dangers new drivers face.

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