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Congress weighs giveaways to auto, trucking industries, snubs changes sought by safety groups

...a shortage of drivers. The minimum age for truck drivers who don't cross state lines is 18. Safety advocates say teen drivers don't have enough experience to safely drive big rigs long distances.The Senate transportation bill would lower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-21/congress-weighs-giveaways-
Proceed with caution

...hope area youths take extra precautions, and that their parents discuss it with them.Using some 1,700 videos of teen drivers captured just before accidents, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety recently declared that distractions were a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-11/proceed-caution
Officials want parents playing more active role in teen driving safety

...teens are actually more likely to lose focus.While teen drivers have been involved in nearly 2,000 crashes this year...their system; and 20 percent were using cell phones."Teen drivers are already at a disadvantage because of their inexperience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-24/officials-want-parents-playin
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

...holiday began a dangerous period for teen drivers. The national automotive club reported...15-24."The challenge to reduce teen driver fatalities has led to a collaborative...agrees that summer can be dangerous for teen drivers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-15/summer-deadliest-time-year-te
Deaths of Georgia teen drivers drop in 2012

...sophomore, is dedicated to help spread safety messages to teen drivers as one of 22 teens on the Governor's Committee on...effective ways to communicate a safe driving message to teen drivers. Tourner said the group has been meeting regularly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-26/deaths-georgia-teen-drivers-d
Inexperience often leads to accidents

...when the most accidents occur with teen drivers. It is no surprise there is a...drivers license laws for the youngest teen drivers.Under graduated drivers license...and that included 12.9 million teen drivers between ages 16 and 20. The largest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2011-01-30/inexperience
Your Business | Business
Students at safety expo see effects of drinking

...Department through a Governor's Office of Highway Safety grant.The expo is designed to impress driving safety on teen drivers.Stations included the DUI golf car, driven by students wearing the goggles, and a rollover simulator, showing what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-03-14/students-safety-expo-see-
Education | Metro
Dropouts may lose driver's licenses under SC bill

...didn't want to be there and is there for the wrong reasons."He said no report shows a direct correlation between teen driver's license laws and improved graduation rates.Dropout intervention needs to start in elementary and middle school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-04-05/dropouts-may-lose-drivers-li
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Teen sentenced to jail for wreck that killed graduate

The teen driver involved in a May wreck in which a 17-year-old died was sentenced Friday to serve jail time.Columbia County Juvenile Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-07-15/teen-sentenced-jail-wr