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IT CAN WAIT: Texting teen driver nearly loses his Head!

IT CAN WAIT: Texting teen driver nearly loses his Head! | Health for Teens | Scoop.it
A Washington state teenager is lucky to be alive after a fence post speared through his windshield as he allegedly used his cell phone while driving.

Now you tell me if texting and driving is really worth it.... 

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New Federal Transportation Law Encourages Stricter Teen Driving Regs

New Federal Transportation Law Encourages Stricter Teen Driving Regs | Health for Teens | Scoop.it
Washington, DC, United States (KaiserHealth) - Susan Vavala's 15-year-old daughter, Kim, went to the movies one rainy night in'95 with a 16-year-old friend...

"Car crashes remain the No. 1 cause of death among teenagers, killing roughly 3,000 15- to’-year-olds in 2009. Teens’ lack of driving experience combined with their use of distracting devices such as cellphones make them the riskiest of drivers, four times more likely to crash as older drivers are, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of Transportation."

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