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The Real Risks Faced byTeen Drivers
Car accidents are the leading cause of death and disability for teenagers, with teens dying at four times the rate of adults. Yet teenagers often miscalculate what behaviors are most likely to cause an accident, according to a new survey published in the May Pediatrics. Researchers polled 5,665 teens to find out what they thought were the riskiest driving behaviors. The answers may surprise you.