Consultants warn of the “100 deadliest days” for teenage drivers – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A new report names Memorial Day through Labor Day as the 100 deadliest days for teenage car accidents.

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The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety published a report on new drivers ages 16 and 17.

It turned out that they were involved in a fatal accident three times as often as adults.

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According to researchers, in the past 30 days, 17% of the teenage drivers surveyed admitted to not wearing a seat belt while driving.

Almost 47% percent of teenagers surveyed said they drive the speed limit at more than 10 miles per hour in residential areas.

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And 35% of teenagers said they texted while driving.

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