Premiere Date:Sunday, May 11, 2008
The earning of a driverís license at the age of 16 is a rite of passage for almost all Alabamians. But for the parents of these new drivers, watching their children leave the house alone with a car can be frightening. Alabama has one of the leading teen-driver fatality rates in the country. Tim Lennox examines the subject of teen drivers, including two bills pre-filed for the state legislative session that would directly affect them.
Links for this Epsiode
Bloomberg School of Public Health Study on Graduated Driverís Licenses
Natíl Highway Transportation Safety Administration
Alabama Traffic Safety Center at The University of Montevallo
Alabama Department of Education/Pupil Transportation