High Unemployment to Blame for Drop in Teen Driving

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High Unemployment to Blame for Drop in Teen Driving
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It’s a commonly held belief that young people are not interested in cars. As the narrative goes, they’d rather rely on public transportation and play with their iPhones than drive. But a new study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Highway Loss Data Institute tells a different story. Continue Reading...

Depressed Teen Drivers More Likely To Cause Accidents

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Depressed Teen Drivers More Likely To Cause Accidents
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Depressed teenagers are more likely to cause accidents than those who aren’t, according to a study from the journal Injury Prevention. The aptly-named journal found that among already-risky teenage drivers, those who are depressed are more likely to speed and not wear seat belts, which journal authors believed was a translation of self-destructive behaviors (underage… Continue Reading...

MIT Studies Age And Distracted Driving: What Do Young and Old People Notice?

MIT Studies Age And Distracted Driving: What Do Young and Old People Notice?
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A new study from MIT has revealed that while distracted driving is a problem for all drivers—and will always be, whenever there’s a bikini car wash or van fire nearby—young people are distracted by different things than the elderly, and as we get older we’re more easily distracted. Young people tend to stray their attention… Continue Reading...
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