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January 26, 2012
Family Goes Strong blog -- Teen Drivers Better Off Without Friends in Car
Family Goes Strong blog -- Karen Springen, a health writer, writes about the findings of two new CHOP-State Farm® studies on peer passengers and teen drivers published in the Journal of Adolescent Health in this NBC blog post. Allison Curry, PhD, lead author of the one of the studies and a member of the Young Driver Research team at CHOP, explains why it can be hard for new drivers to navigate the rules of the road and manage passengers at the same time and shares practical tips for families to limit the number of friends their teens drive.