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Phased-In Teen Driving Is A Smart Tool, Could Save 2,000 Lives

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Driving is a privilege, not a right!

That's what all teenagers hear when they learn how to drive.

It's true though!

And if more states implemented phased-in teen driving programs, the U.S. could save over 2,000 lives a year.

If driving privileges are phased in so that beginners are restricted to only lower-risk driving situations, the roads will be safer and parents will be happier.

The National Safety Council agrees:

"We knew that when states pass good laws, lives are saved and a lot of money is saved. We'd just never done the analysis."

The sad thing is that vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens. Drivers between the ages of 16 and 19 are four times more likely than older drivers to crash.

So far, New York and Delaware are the only states that use effective programs that reward beginner drivers as they gain experience and maturity. That's impressive. All states should be required to enforce the same laws.

Even 17-year-old Justin Bieber, who doesn't mind driving around with a Yankee candle air freshener, has been in a few bang-ups himself. If more teens were to be restricted to these laws, we all would safer on those roads…right??

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