Teen Driving

Teen Driving

by Louise Gerdes

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ISBN-13: 9780737739411
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 07/18/2008
Series: At Issue Series: Teen Issues
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents


Introduction     7
An Overview of Teen Driving   William Triplett     11
Risk Factors for Teen Drivers Can Prove Fatal$dAmerican Academy of Pediatrics     24
Teen Driving Deaths Are Declining$dInsurance Institute for Highway Safety     32
Teen Drivers Pose a Dangerous Risk to Others$dAAA Foundation for Traffic Safety     35
Teen Drivers Are No More Dangerous than Adult Drivers   Mike Males     42
Graduated Licensing Restrictions for Teen Drivers Save Lives   Melissa A. Savage     51
Current Graduated Licensing Restrictions for Teen Drivers Are Inadequate   Allan F. Williams     56
Driver Education Does Not Improve Teen Driving Safety   Allan F. Williams   Susan A. Ferguson     63
Driver Education Lays a Foundation for Safe Teen Driving Skills   David C. Huff     70
The Driving Age Should Be Increased   Robert Davis     76
The Driving Age Should Not Be Increased   Allen Robinson     83
Teen Driving Improves When Parents and Teens Agree on Rules   Kenneth H. Beck   Jessica L. Hartos   Bruce G. Simons-Morton     86
Parents Pass on Bad Driving Habits to Their Teens   Liberty Mutual and Students Against Destructive Decisions     94
Male Teen Passengers Increase Risky Teen Driving$dNational Institute of Child Health and Human Development     98
Passenger Restrictions for Teen Drivers Will Save Lives   Anne T. McCartt     102
Teen Cell Phone Use Restrictions Will Save Lives   Steve Blackistone     106
Organizations to Contact     113
Bibliography     118
Index     122

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