NORTHBROOK, Ill. (May 21, 2007) - Bright sunny days and carefree summer vacations often can create a false sense of security for teen drivers. Yet summer has a dark side for many teens, as statistics show the summer months are the worst for teen automobile fatalities (1). Automobile crashes are the number one killer of teenagers in the U.S. with nearly 6,000 teens killed every year (2) and more than 300,000 injured (3). This tragedy is compounded by the fact that many crashes are preventable. Driver error, speeding and distractions are the main causes of teen...
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