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COD, June 1, 2019: Keep teens safe during summer driving season

June 3, 2019

Memorial Day has passed and the coveted summer season has officially started. It is a season that elicits care-free attitudes, relaxation and excitement for upcoming vacations, but it also is the most dangerous season on our roads for teen drivers.

Each year during the 100 deadliest days of summer (Memorial Day to Labor Day), the number of crash fatalities involving teen drivers rises.

School’s out and inexperienced teens spend more time behind the wheel where they embrace happy-go-lucky summer mantras, live by their ever-present belief of invincibility and make unsafe driving decisions.

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https://www.richmond.com/opinion/your-opinion/letters-to-the-editor/cod-june-keep-teens-safe-during-summer-driving-season/article_63a84e11-fa50-56a9-b831-825e8f8c99db.html