AAA is raising awareness about what they call the “100 deadliest days” for teen drivers.
The organization says the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day poses the greatest risk for deadly crashes involving young drivers.
Officials say it’s important for parents to be involved in their teen’s driving safety all summer long.
“Parents, it’s your job. You need to make sure they’re learning everything they can, and after they learn to drive,” said Mass. Director of Highway Safety Jeff Larson. “Make sure you have a contract. Make sure you know what they’re doing as well thorough that process.”
Officials say inexperience is a key factor in these crashes. They also encourage parents to allow their teens to drive and learn as much as possible before they get their license and drive on their own.
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