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AAA reminding teen drivers of dangers of distractions while driving

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AAA is reminding teen drivers to take it slow and keep distractions away,

We’re in what’s called “The 100 deadliest days,” which is the time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Over the past five years, nearly 3,500 people have been killed in crashes involving teen drivers between those holidays. That’s 17% higher per day compared to the rest of the year.

AAA found the three main distractions for teens are:

Talking to others inside the car: 15%
Cell phone distractions: 12%
Tending to something else inside the car: 11%

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