"Today's teenagers make no secret about the fact that they want to stay connected to their social networks and enjoy text messaging," notes David Strickland, Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Between August and October each year, especially in the early morning hours, and particularly around 7 a.m. there is a recurring constant throughout Ohio: car accidents with teen drivers behind the wheel.
Teens, proms, drinking and car accidents.
While drag racing may be portrayed in the media as a legitimate pastime for young people, two teenage boys from the Cincinnati, Ohio, area have learned the hard way that the sport can have serious consequences. The two 16-year-old high school students have been charged in connection with an accident that left two of their classmates injured.