The days before summer break are a good time to talk to your teen about the dangers of distracted driving and help to keep them safe while behind the wheel.

Getting a driver’s license can be one of the most exciting times in a teen’s life; they’ve taken driver’s education, passed the DMV exam and are now able to hit the open road. And while parents may be excited for their newly licensed teens, it is important to remember to discuss the dangers of distracted driving before handing over the keys.

As exciting as this time is in a young person’s life, it can also be the most dangerous — car crashes injure and kill more teens than anything else.

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