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... representing over 15% of roadway fatalities last year.
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In 2015, over 30% of fatal crashes involved alcohol-impairment
In 2015, 42% of people killed were not buckled up
In 2015, over 30% of fatal crashes involved speeding
Notable advocates of teen driver safety argue compellingly that teenagers drive unsafely because they lack experience. To protect teen drivers–and everyone on the road–therefore, authorities have stipulated rules intended to mitigate the effects of inexperience. In theory, deferring to these rules, rather than acting on impulse (as experienced drivers do), will make teenagers safer drivers. […]