Tag: teen driving risk factors
Driving on Prescription Drugs
Driving on prescription drugs can pose serious hazards. The thought of impaired driving usually conjures images of drunk driving. Law enforcement officials and others for years now warned of dangers on the highway caused by mixing alcohol and driving. Also, although sometimes controversial, the use of illegal drugs also presents […]
ADHD a Risk Factor for New Teen Drivers?
Are teenage drivers with ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder more likely to get into car accidents? Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania placed 60 drivers aged 16 and 17 in a driving simulator to find the answer. All of the teen drivers in the study received driver’s licenses within […]