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October: National Teen Driver Safety Week

ss-1477008453Statistics and news stories often don’t match up. For as much as shark attack fatalities (10/yr) are televised, you’re far more likely to be killed by your bathtub (over 300/yr), for example. Feel free to go swimming, but you might want to rethink taking a bath.

Across the country, the driver’s license is a rite of passage, and tens of thousands of teens will get their learner’s permits or driver’s licenses and ask, “Parental Unit, can I borrow the keys?” or “Can I go with my BFF to the mall?” Sadly, thousands of teens never make alcoholit home. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), 2,270 teens aged 16-19 were killed in traffic accidents in 2014. Another quarter-million teens … Read the rest