Monday, June 18, 2012

State Laws Cut Teen Drinking and Driving, Large Study Shows

US News, June 15, 2012

"Two kinds of state laws can help reduce drinking and driving by teens, a large new study finds.
Graduated driver licensing laws limit new drivers to less risky driving situations until they acquire enough skills to become fully licensed. Use-and-lose laws permit the suspension of a teen's driver's license if they are caught using alcohol.
Researchers analyzed the drinking-and-driving behaviors of more than 111,000 males and more than 110,000 females, aged 16 to 17, from data in the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System for 1999 to 2009." Read More

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