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Drinking and Driving among Teens down 54% since 1991

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

The amount of teenagers who drink and drive has dropped 54% since 1991 a new study by the CDC shows. Parental involvement, better education, social awareness and safety laws implemented in the past 20 years are believed to be most responsible for the plummet.

“The good news is that nine out of ten kids are not drinking and driving,” Dr. Ann Dellinger of the CDC told the Daily News. “But that leaves nearly a million young drivers engaging in 2.4 million episodes per month of drinking and driving.<

Source: The Daily News

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