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  • Fewer Teens Drinking and Driving

     
    It turns out that teenagers have been listening to the warnings about the dangers of drinking and driving. According to the Center for Disease Control, teenage drinking and driving is on a major decline, falling by 54% during the past...
  • IIHS: These Used Cars Are Safer for Teen Drivers

     
    Teen driving statistics are scary: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that car crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens and in 2010 seven teens died every day from crash-related injuries. What's worse is that...

    New Study Breaks Down Traffic Fatalities State by State

     
    When it comes to U.S. traffic fatalities, coastal states have the lowest rates, according to a new study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute. By contrast, Montana, North Dakota and a number of Southern states have the...

    Survey Finds Lots of Drowsy Drivers

     
    Ever felt sleepy behind the wheel? You???re not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a survey asking, "During the last 30 days, have you ever nodded off or fallen asleep, even just for a brief moment, while...

    Obese Drivers at High Risk in Cars

     
    A new study by the Emergency Medicine Journal finds that overweight drivers are between 20 and 80 times more likely to die in car crashes than individuals with a "normal" body mass index below 30. As if we needed more...