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Teen Drinking And Driving: Study Says NYE Is #1 Worst Holiday

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First Posted: 12/28/11 03:09 PM ET Updated: 12/28/11 03:09 PM ET

norristown.patch.com:

While New Year’s Eve may conjure images of a celebratory toast, according to Liberty Mutual Insurance, it’s also traditionally one of the worst days of the year for alcohol-related crashes and deaths for young drivers. New data from a 2011 teen driving study by Liberty Mutual and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) reveals an interesting yet cautionary anomaly: teens believe New Year’s Eve is the most dangerous time of year to drive, yet it also is the holiday or event when teens most frequently drive under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.

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Filed by Elizabeth Perle  |