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Some Sobering Facts about Teenage Driving.
FACT: Alcohol is responsible for more than 42% of teen motor vehicle deaths.
FACT: The average college student spends more money on alcohol than for books.
FACT: Of the students enrolled in college, 240,000 to 360,000 will eventually lose their
lives to alcohol related causes.
FACT: Every weekday night from 10 pm to 1 am, one in 13 drivers are drunk.
FACT: The most dangerous period of time during the week to be on the road is from
11pm Friday to 6am Sunday.
FACT: It is estimated that one out of every 280 babies born today will die in a crash with
an intoxicated driver.
FACT: Coffee cannot rid your system of alcohol. It just makes you a nervous, wide
-awake drunk. Only the passage of time can reverse impairment.
FACT: Men are more likely than women to be driving at the time of a fatal crash.
FACT: It took the Vietnam War approximately 13 years to kill 53,000 American soldiers,
between 30,000 to 40,000 Americans die annually on the roads of our nation.
FACT: Every ten years the volume of traffic in our country nearly doubles, which
increases the likelihood of crashes exponentially.
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