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Go Fourth...But Be Safe.

July 3, 2013



"Teens tend to not wear their seat belts when they're hanging out with their friends. And they...don't have anywhere to really go and they end up making some dumb decisions."

Sharon Carty, executive editor of AOL Autos.

For most teenagers, becoming a new driver is the first step toward independence. Sadly, Independence Day weekend is the most dangerous holiday for teen drivers according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Sharon Carty is the executive editor of the A-O-L Autos web site. She tells WDET’s Pat Batcheller summer is a risky time for teens to be on the road. Click on the audio link above to hear the conversation.