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Pilot program teaches parents how to teach their teens driving safety

...Ga. -- In order to reduce crashes among young drivers, a pilot program in Rockdale County has been created for teen-age drivers and their parents, University of Georgia officials said. The Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute has created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/03/met_367779.shtml
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...reckless driving in the March 28 incident. The officer, who was off duty and not in uniform, allegedly forced the teen-age driver to the ground at gunpoint, handcuffing him, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/10/met_337678.shtml
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Officials prepare for week

...Barnes late last week after he and the Legislature completed work on the flag bill. The first would put new limits on teen-age drivers in 18 metro Atlanta counties, toughen laws against drunken driving and crack down on aggressive driving habits that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/05/met_305121.shtml
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Teens criticize driving plan

...They applauded his proposed midnight curfew for teen-age drivers earlier this week. But in the Aiken High School parking...half as many wrecks as states where the rules for teen-age drivers are more lax. South Carolina has the nation's sixth-highest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/20/met_307757.shtml
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...Medical College of Georgia Hospital, but their injuries were not life threatening, Capt. Morris said. He said the teen-age driver might have to go before a juvenile court judge for the DUI charge. RICHMOND COUNTY 34-year-old man dies in wreck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/07/met_287627.shtml
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Stricter laws suggested for driving teens

...toughening the laws governing teen-age drivers in the wake of several highly...number of crashes involving teen-age drivers in Georgia relative to the number...at the hands of irresponsible teen-age drivers. Ms. Neal said the film will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/03/met_272413.shtml
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Tired teen-agers need more sleep

...and at other times when their body is yearning for a nap. Scientists do not know how many car crashes involving teen-age drivers are sleep-related, but say it clearly is a safety risk that needs serious investigation. "Parents, educators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/25/tec_271319.shtml
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Laws credited with lowering teen traffic deaths

...to 126 last year, the Department of Public Safety reported Tuesday. The number of injuries in crashes involving teen-age drivers also fell, from 38,237 in 1996 to 36,872 last year. The laws that went into effect July 1, 1997, restrict...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/23/met_234056.shtml
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Shop around for teen driver's insurance

...parents who know how to shop for car insurance for their teen-age drivers can save money. The most important thing is to shop...Occasional-driver rating. Parents might be able to add their teen-age driver to their own policy if the child will not have his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/19/ent_213181.shtml
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Teens question purpose, value of driving restrictions

...has toughened rules regarding teen-age drivers. Under the new law, Brandy...the metro Atlanta area, of teen-age drivers loaded into cars going at high...in Georgia last year involved teen-age drivers, Mr. Wright says. At least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/01/xtr_210726.shtml
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