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Teenage Drivers

What You Need to Know About Your Teen's Driving Restrictions

The state of Tennessee has created a multi-step licensing process for teenage drivers. 
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What's worse -- texting and driving or drunk drivers?

Many Nashville teenagers seem to text each other more often than they speak to each other. Unfortunately, many of them are so attached to their smart phones that they don't put them away while they are driving. In recent years, texting and driving has become a leading cause of [...]
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Teen driver deaths rise, Tennessee tops list

A recent study found that Tennessee is one of the worst states in the nation for fatal traffic accidents involving teenagers. Nationwide, the number of teenagers killed in car accidents rose 19 percent in the first half of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011, according to [...]
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Parents play vital role in teens' driving behaviors

Most Tennessee parents would attest they want the best for their children and do what they can to keep them safe and secure. While many parents beam upon hearing their children take after them, having a child that's a chip off the old block may be a negative when it comes to [...]
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Laws vary widely on teen drivers licensing

It is widely acknowledge that teenage drivers are the most at risk for a car crash and for traffic fatalities. Car accidents are the leading cause of death among teens in the United States, and the first year that they have a driver's license is one of the most dangerous parts [...]
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Mock car crash shows Nashville teens consequences of drunk driving

Nashville area high schools are working hard to show their students the real consequences of drinking and driving on prom night. Schools in this area and all over the country often use mock car crashes to show students a realistic representation of what can happen if they choose [...]
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Teen drivers suffer high accident rates in Tennessee: part 2

In our last post, we discussed the high car accident rates for teens in Tennessee. In this post, we'll look at some of the contributing factors and discuss car crash prevention.
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Teen drivers suffer high accident rates in Tennessee

Tennessee has the 12th highest rate of fatal accidents for teens in the country. The rate is about 15 percent for drivers aged 16 to 17 who are in car accidents. This is a concerning statistic for Tennessee residents and many are looking for ways to make driving safer for teens.
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Car crashes can cause serious head trauma for teens

Teen drivers are known to be one of the most at-risk groups for car accidents in general. Although overall car accident rates have declined over the past few years, car crashes continue to be the leading cause of traumatic brain injury-related deaths among teens.A new study [...]
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Preventing distracted driving: can technology intervene?

Every parent of a teenager worries about the day their child finally passes the driver's test and utters the terrifying words "can I borrow the car?" Parents come up with different rules to try to keep their kids safe, such as no driving at night or no more than one passenger. [...]
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