1) Underage Drinking
The Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at Georgetown University released a status report on underage drinking in the U.S.
See also: "Newer generations slower to curb alcohol use"
See also: Power Hour' drinking game ritual
See also: Drinking increases injury/death risk
See also: CPYU article, "BeerNormal and Fun?"
2) Teen Driver Deaths
USA Today examines teen driver risks, crashes, injuries and deaths.
See also: Pocket bike' injuries and risk
See also: All-terrain vehicle accidents among youth
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/115/3/e316 (free abstract)
See also: Cell phone drivers
http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/pdf/nrd-30/NCSA/RNotes/2005/809847.pdf (5 page pdf file)
3) Cell Phones and Teens
Teen Research Unlimited, as reported by USA Today, says 35% of 12-15 year-olds, 58% of 16-17 year-olds, and 62% of 18-19 year-olds had a cell phone in 2004 (17%, 28% and 37%, respectively, in 2000).
See also: 44% of 10-18 year-olds own a cell phone.
See also: 180.5 million cell phone users
See also: CPYU article about teen and cell phones... [continues]
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