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1 Raising the driving age

2 Outline  Lives lost in teenage related accidents.  Statistics show teenagers are more at risk for accident.  The brain has not reached a mature level at 16.  Problem-Solving Possibilities A.Temporary Permits held from 16 – 18 B.Color coded license plates C.Enforcing Teenage Curfews

3 Simple Distractions

4 Michael Dulli, Age 19

5 Each year 5,000 teenagers die

6 Teens at fault in 14% of all fatal crashes

7 Teen drivers going too fast in 58% of crashes

8 High Risk

9 The brain in development

10 Young drivers missing a part of their brain?

11 Driving Requirements 15 1/2 6 Months 16 Held for two years 18 Drivers License

12 Current Curfew Age 16: Midnight to 6:00 A.M. 11:00 P.M. Age 17: 1:00 A.M. to 5:00 A.M. Midnight

13 Teenage Licensed Driver Plates Drunk Driving Offender Plates

14 Works Cited Slides 1, 2 – 5: are from personal archives and database. Slides 5 – 7: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. “Teen Crash Statistics.” Appendix C. Web. 29 October 2012 Slide 6: O., Melissa. 4 December Car-Accidents digital archives. Web. 31 October 2012 Slide 7: Allstate Insurance Company. Allstate. “The Facts About Teen Driving.” Web. 2 November Slide 8: Ohio Department of Public Safety. Ohio Traffic Crash Facts. Publicsafety.ohio.gov. 3 July Web. 2 November 2012

15 Works Cited Slide 9: Author Unknown. “Interview: Jay Giedd.” PBS.org. Web. 4 November 2012 Slide 9: Du, Y., Dreyfus, C.F., Oligodendrocytes as providers of growth factors. Journal of Nueroscience Research 68 (6), 647 – 654 Web. 3 November 2012 Slide 10: Allstate Insurance Company. Allstate. AIC. Web. 2 November 2012 Slide 12: :30. Jgera5 300x200x(13248 bytes) Sample Image of Ohio’s DUI License Plate, issued to all Dui offenders with limited driving rights in the state. Web. 5 November 2012


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