Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Night Time Report and Teen Driving

A report, published by the Texas Transportation Institute (TTS), finds that cell phone use - not drinking - is spurring the increase of nighttime car crashes involving teenagers.

Nighttime crash fatalities have increased for drivers of all ages and for teen drivers in particular.

The number of teen fatalities involving alcohol has decreased slightly, leading researchers to speculate that cell phone use is the culprit in increased nighttime crash fatalities.

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