This story is so outrageously stupid that it’s hard to believe. It seems like the kind of story you’d read in the Enquirer – not the New York Times.
Sadly, automobile crashes continue to be the #1 cause of death and injuries for teens in the U.S. Many of these crashes are preventable.
Chapel Hill confronts distracted driving. New cell phone driving ban in Chapel Hill says drivers over 18 are prohibited from using a cell phone while driving.
Nearly 80 percent of crashes and 65 percent of near-crashes involved some form of driver inattention within three seconds before the event
Teens learn to drive with a parent or instructor. There is no radio, no chatter or distractions. Teens learn to drive in un-realistic driving situations.