Teens With Cars Are Twice as Dangerous

For teenagers, a car symbolizes freedom, adventure, instant cool and perhaps a hint of sex appeal. But while having a car of their own may be every teenager's dream, new research shows that easy access to an automobile can also increase the risk of crashing it. Compared to teenagers who shared a vehicle with their parents, teenagers with their own car were twice as likely to be involved in an accident, according to a study published today in the journal Pediatrics. A related study from the...Full Story
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