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Teen driving deaths up 25 percent

...takes effect delaying the age for full driving privileges. The Department of Public Safety numbers, released by the Teen Driver Safety Council, shows teen-age driving deaths climbed from 109 in 1995 to 136 in 1996. Those figures show that while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/01/met_210689.shtml
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Teen driver Ryan Blaney doesn't have a plan for 2014

Penske Racing's most recent winner heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for a regularly scheduled Truck Series race. That's as far into the future as Ryan Blaney is willing to look.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-09-25/teen-driver-ryan-blaney-do
7 teens arrested in Burke County after chase

...chase in a stolen vehicle, police say.Chris Lacienski, a state patrol post commander in Syl vania, Ga., said the teen driver fled from a trooper after he tried to stop the speeding car near Sardis, Ga., around 7:20 p.m.The chase ended...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-03/7-teens-arrested-burke
Teen pleads guilty to attempted murder at YDC

...teenagers escaped from the detention center, allegedly stole a car and were chased by sheriff's deputies before the teen driver crashed. The director of the detention center at that time resigned.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-16/teen-pleads-guilty-att
Summer is deadliest time of year for teens

...contend with when it comes to teenage driving. That's specifically for teens ages 15-24."The challenge to reduce teen driver fatalities has led to a collaborative effort between Georgia and South Carolina law enforcement officers."We do partner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-15/summer-deadliest-time-year-te
What Is It?

...More than a couple of them have been multiple Explorer owners having passed an aging family Explorer down to their new teen driver when they upgraded to a newer model. This was done in spite of quality control issues, rollover issues and even a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2013-09-26/what-it
Teen driver query

In The Chronicle's Dec. 1 Metro section, there was an article about new rules for teen drivers. Nowhere does it say the six-month restriction for teens driving (16 years old) and having other (no more than three) teens in the car who are under 21 years of age applies to teens who received a license before Jan. 1, 2002. For example, my son got his license Nov. 1 this year. Does the six-month restriction apply to him or is it just for teens who receive their licenses after Jan. 1? I do understand the curfew and driving record apply to him.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/31/op_330344.shtml
Opinion columns
Tearful teen driver apologizes during vigil for wreck that killed Evans High School graduate

Taylor Gazaway's family held a vigil near the scene of his death to celebrate what would have been his 18th birthday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-29/tearful-teen-driver-apologize
Shop around for teen driver's insurance

As a group, teen-agers pay the highest car insurance rates, but parents who know how to shop for car insurance for their teen-age drivers can save money. The most important thing is to shop around, said David Smolensky, a spokesman for the National Association of Independent Insurers in Des Plaines, Ill. "Different com-panies offer different discounts," he said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/19/ent_213181.shtml
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Bond denied for teen driver in wreck

Police arrested a 16-year-old Martinez girl on a felony charge Wednesday for causing a wreck that paralyzed a Lincolnton, Ga., teen.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/11/met_527228.shtml
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